Covid in Hungary Today

Status / August 12, 2020

Get up to date regarding Covid in Hungary today. Hungary is today among the safest countries in Europe, because of the very low Covid infection rate. Daily coronavirus case number are around 10 new infections per day.

The only restrictions currently are that you have to wear a mask in shops and on public transportation, also a 1,5 m distance should be kept indoors.

To protect Hungary against the second wave, the government introduced stricter border controls from the 15th of July.

Latest Case Numbers in Hungary

On August 12th

New Cases22
Total Active Cases634
New Tests1888
New Deaths1
hungary covid-19 entry restrictions

Official Hungarian Coronavirus page:



Countries with a current high rate of COVID-19 infection are marked in red.

Entry from countries marked in red is not possible.

Republic of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Kosovo, Republic of North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Ukraine.

Most Asian, South American countries, and all countries on the African and Australian continents, Turkey



Countries with less Coronavirus infection rates are marked with a yellow.

Anyone entering from a country marked yellow, is subjected to health checks at the border and must be quarantined for 14 days. An exception to this is, if you can credibly show two negative COVID tests 48 hours apart in the previous 5 days.

Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Norway, Russian Federation, Romania, Republic of Serbia, Kingdom of Sweden.

Japan, People's Republic of China.

United States of America, Canada



In the case of countries in the green category, the level of the Covid-19 infection is low, so the risk is low, therefore entry is acceptable.

Most countries of the European Union except Sweden, Ireland, Romania and Bulgaria


Overview of Covid Rules in Hungary

The below table is updated continuously.

Hygiene rulesMasks are required in shops, public transport and taxis as well as for hospitality staff. A distance rule of 1.5 meters applies in shops.
HotelsSome of the Hotels are open
Restaurants, bars, cafésOpen without limitation but staff has to wear face-mask and 1.5 meter distance is required
Baths- Gellért Thermal Bath will reopen from 1st September
- The famous baths of Budapest are open.
- Szechenyi Bath opening on 1st July.
- All open air baths and beaches are open already.
EventsCan be organized up to 500 pax
MuseumsBack To The Museum!
The main museums are open. For temporary rules and measures please see their websites.
Cinemas, TheatersCinemas and other public facilities can be opened without restriction.
Theaters are open

We are at your disposal, in case you need any further information regarding Covid-19 in Hungary or any travel related news. Please, send us you questions in an e-mail or call us at any of our mobile numbers.

We try to make sure that all the information on this page are correct but we do not take responsibility for any inaccuracies.