The concentration of coronavirus measured in wastewater is low in more and more settlements, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday following the National Center for Public Health (NNK).
The government website wrote that the results of the third week’s sewage surveys show that the concentration of the new coronavirus hereditary material shows a declining trend on a national average.
Currently, the concentration measured in wastewater is low in Debrecen, Eger, Miskolc, Nyíregyháza, Salgótarján, Szeged, Székesfehérvár, Szolnok, Tatabánya, Veszprém, Zalaegerszeg, as well as in five settlements around Budapest (Tököl, Biatorbágy, Szigetszentmikló) moderate, they added.
It was also pointed out that based on the survey results, a decreasing trend was shown this week in Miskolc, Nyíregyháza, Pécs, Székesfehérvár, Szolnok and Tatabánya, while stagnation was observed in the other examined settlements.
“The results confirm that we are in the wake of the second wave of the epidemic, but it is still important to adhere to epidemiological rules in order to maintain the favorable trend,” they highlighted.
Attention was drawn to the fact that anyone with symptoms should not go out in the community but stay at home and notify their GP by phone. In addition, everyone must adhere to curfew restrictions, wear a mask, and keep a distance of at least 1.5 meters. Frequent and thorough hand washing was also called important.