Covid-19 vaccination will be mandatory for healthcare workers in Hungary

Photo: EPA PM Victor Orban

Hungary's government has decided to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for healthcare workers as part of efforts to contain the pandemic, PM Viktor Orban told public radio on Friday. “We are not an advocate of forcing anyone, but we made a decision: the vaccine will be obligatory for healthcare workers. It means that only those vaccinated will be able to work in the sector. They already have to receive several vaccines, the list will now be a bit longer,” Orban said.

He also noted that 55% of the population has already been vaccinated against the coronavirus in Hungary. At the same time, 23 cases of the Delta variant have already been recorded.

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