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Curfew relaxed for Christmas Eve

The curfew currently in place between 8pm-5am will be relaxed for Christmas Eve, 24 December, the Hungarian government has just announced. This will allow people to visit their families, exchange presents at the traditional time and attend Midnight Mass. The measures will come back into force at 8pm on Christmas Day and remain in place for New Year’s Eve.

According to a new government decree, people will be able to join their loved ones for Christmas Eve, 24 December, even after 8pm. Family gatherings will be limited to ten people over the age of 14, with no restrictions for children. Midnight Mass may also take place.

The curfew comes back into effect at 8pm on Christmas Day, 25 December, continuing into January, including New Year’s Eve.


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