Hungary limits immunity certificate validity to the inoculated

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COVID immunity certificates in Hungary will be valid only for people who are fully inoculated from February 15, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister's Office, said at a weekly press briefing on Thursday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

At present, immunity certificates in Hungary are also valid for people who have recovered from the coronavirus.

Gulyás said immunity certificates will be valid for people who have had their second COVID jab no more than six months earlier or have had a booster jab.

He also said the government has decided to reduce the mandatory quarantine period for people infected with the coronavirus to seven days. The period may be cut to five days if the infected individual has no symptoms and produces a negative COVID test, he added.

Gulyás said a government decree would be issued later in the week allowing anybody to get a second COVID booster shot after consultation with a doctor.

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