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Coronavirus – Orbán: Hungary’s Schools Closed from Monday

Hungary’s schools will stay closed from Monday in view of efforts against the spread of the new coronavirus, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a video announcement published on Facebook on Friday night. From March 16 on, schools will continue education through digital channels, and no personal presence at the school will be required, …

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Coronavirus: Schools Remain Open For Now, Despite Requests for Closures

While Hungarian universities have been ordered to close, the closure of schools is still not on the agenda. Although teachers’ unions urge for the closure, the government insists that the disease tends to evade children, which makes school closures unnecessary for now. A decree issued on Wednesday explicitly banned school …

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Coronavirus: Even Fidesz and KDNP Suggest that Schools Should be Closed Down

Hungary’s parliamentary parties have unanimously suggested that schools should be closed down on Monday in view of the new coronavirus spreading, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office told a press conference, adding that the government was likely to pass a decision within one day. Gergely Gulyás said that the number of …

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