Hungary govt expects COVID-19 cases to surge, shortens quarantine period

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary expects a substantial further increase in COVID-19 cases over the coming weeks due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff Gergely Gulyas said on Thursday. Gulyas said the number of daily new cases would likely hit new all-time peaks, adding however that the government did not expect a similar increase in hospitalisations and deaths. Hungary’s daily tally of new COVID-19 infections jumped to 9,216 on Thursday from 7,883 on Wednesday, but the number of patients treated in hospital declined. In Hungary 40,164 people ha…

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