BUDAPEST, March 4 (Reuters) - The Hungarian government could announce further lockdown measures on Thursday, including the closure of primary schools and shops until early April in response to a recent spike in coronavirus cases and deaths, website Index.hu reported.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff holds an online briefing at 1000 GMT, where he is expected to announce the latest cabinet decisions.
Hungary reported 6,278 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, a three-month high. (Reporting by Krisztina Than and Anita Komuves; Editing by Alex Richardson)
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