The areas affected as indicated on the website of the National Public Health Service of Hungary are: Italy, China, Iran, South Korea, Iran and Heinsberg district of Germany. Passengers arriving from the abovementioned areas showing symptoms of coronavirus shall be considered as suspicious/under investigation and the procedure of the National Public Health Service of Hungary shall be followed, including the application of quarantine and laboratory testing.
According to data processed by the World Health Organization and other international reports, patients infected with coronavirus have been diagnosed in almost every country of the world.
Based on the procedure issued by the Public Health Service of Hungary on 2nd March 2020, the following areas affected shall be taken into consideration:
Passengers arriving from the abovementioned areas showing symptoms of coronavirus shall be considered as suspicious/under investigation and the procedure shall be followed, including the application of quarantine and laboratory testing.
Based on the information provided by the Public Health Service of Hungary, we inform the community of the University that missions to foreign countries – regardless of the destination – cannot be ordered or authorized nor professional journeys to foreign countries.
If the employee opts for travelling abroad for their own risk, employee will be subject to criminal and labour liability in the respect of resulting consequences.
We call the attention of all university citizens to refrain from or delay travelling abroad for private purposes if possible – for their personal safety and to maintain the smooth operation of the organizational units of the University of Szeged. Subject to the Government Decree on ‘measures to be taken during emergency, preventing and remedying the effects of a mass epidemic which endangers the safety of life and property, and of emergency measures to protect the health and life of Hungarian citizens’, healthcare workers, as defined by law (health care workers are physicians, dentists, pharmacists, others with advanced health care qualifications, those with vocational health care qualifications, or those without qualifications involved in delivering health services), shall only be allowed to leave the territory of Hungary with the permission of the Minister responsible for the relevant sector.