Terraces Filled As Restrictions Eased

  • 26 Apr 2021 7:01 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Terraces Filled As Restrictions Eased
In an unusual move, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had himself photographed with a mug of beer on a public terrace, as life returned to bar, café and restaurant patios on Saturday afternoon.

Crowds filled terraces in the mild afternoon weather until the 9:30 p.m. closing time and 11 p.m. curfew approached.

MTI Photo:  Zsolt Szigetváry of Akvárium Terrace in Budapest

The cabinet eased restrictions, as the number of people who have had at least one inoculation against the coronavirus reached 3.5 million on Friday.

The government’s communication says Hungary will be safe by the end of May once six to seven million people have been inoculated.

MTI Photo: Attila Balázs from Nyíregyháza 

Orbán said in his Friday morning radio interview that a wide range of services and venues will be open to those who have immunity certificates on Wednesday or Thursday once four million people have been inoculated.

He listed theatres, dance and music events, circuses, cinemas, libraries, gyms, swimming pools, public baths, ice rinks, game parks, zoos, theme parks, amusement parks and sports events. Hotels and restaurant interiors will also be opened.

MTI Photo: Attila Balázs from Nyíregyháza - Sóstógyógyfürdő

Main Picture: PM's Facebook page

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