17 March 2020 – Important change in the post office due to the coronavirus

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Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions and operations; Non-governmental interventions; Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Magyar Posta asks the other waiters to wait in front of the entrance, preferably about 1 meter apart. The introduction of the new rule will not only serve the health and safety of postal workers, but also the safety of customers, they added. According to the announcement, the most important thing for Magyar Posta is to protect the health and safety of its employees, which is why it ordered the distribution and application of protective equipment after the use of hand sanitizers and increased cleaning. The Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) has previously announced that it will in all cases “rest” and disinfect banknotes paid in cash in the order of billions per day in closed containers for two weeks in accordance with the virus’s survival period.
Full details here: https://www.portfolio.hu/gazdasag/20200317/fontos-valtozas-a-postanal-a-koronavirus-miatt-419861