UPDATING Coronavirus – Orbán: Hungary Closes Borders for All Passenger Transport, Gov’t Bans All Events
Hungary will close its borders for all passenger transport and only Hungarian citizens will be allowed to enter, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Monday.
International coordination talks on the closure are under way, he said in parliament.
Gov’t bans all events from Monday midnight
All events in Hungary will be banned starting at midnight on Monday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in parliament, adding that sporting events should be held behind closed doors unless the organisers cancel those events altogether.
Pubs, cinemas and other cultural facilities will also be closed, while restaurants, cafes and shops will be allowed to stay open until 3pm, the prime minister said.
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