Practices of local governments - worldwide
This paper is developed by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE). It focuses on the territorial dimension of the COVID-19 crisis and the importance of the integrated response to the crisis across levels of government. The first draft of this note takes into account the developments of the crisis as of 3 April 2020.
The Hungarian Government has established the Operational Group Responsible for Protection against COVID-19 on 31th of January 2020. The Operational Group is led by the Minister of Interior involving the Minister of Human Capacities, and its members are among others the Chief Medical Officer. Among the tasks of the Operational Group we can find the increased observation of the health and epidemiological situation, the effective organization of the necessary interventions, and for all those aims to coordinate the activities of the state organs. For this reason the Operational Group has elaborated an action plan with 28 points covering the communication tasks related to COVID-19 epidemic
Sofia Municipality, in partnership with SAP Bulgaria, has created a unified information system for citizens' questions about COVID-19, Sofia Municipality press centre reported.