FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask walks next to closed restaurants in downtown Budapest, after Hungarian government imposed a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Hungary, November 11, 2020.
REUTERS/Bernadett SzaboBUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary will allow restaurant terraces to re-open once 3.5 million people, about a third of the population, are inoculated against COVID-19, a target expected to be hit sometime next Wednesday or Thursday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.
Orban also said schools can be re-opened gradually, meaning kindergartens will re-open from next Monday.
Last week, the Teachers’ Democratic Trade Union said classroom teaching should not resume next Monday.
As of Wednesday, Hungary had reported 24,265 COVID-19 deaths and 731,675 total cases.
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