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SZIJJÁRTÓ: SEVERAL HUNGARIANS TO BE RELEASED FROM QUARANTINE

 

Nine Hungarians will be released from quarantine between Friday and next Thursday out of 12 held around the world due to the suspicion that they may be infected by the new coronavirus, the foreign minister said. The Hungarians in quarantine in Italy, Spain, Germany and Japan continue to be in good health, Péter Szijjártó told a press conference. Two Hungarians in China do not plan to leave their current place of residence and the Hungarian who tested positive on a boat near Japan will stay in quarantine until fully recovered, he added. The Hungarian authorities have contacted the two students who recently passed through Budapest and who since tested positive in Prague, Szijjártó said. Their route in Budapest has been established and the people they were in touch with identified. The operative board overseeing Hungary’s response to the new virus has taken relevant measures, he added.