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Gov’t: Reports of Planned Budapest Lockdown ‘Fake News’

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.13.

The interior ministry on Friday dismissed reports of plans to lock down Budapest over the new coronavirus outbreak as “fake news”, saying that no such scenario was discussed at the meeting of the operative board coordinating Hungary’s response to the virus.

Police are investigating the source of the report, the ministry said in a statement.

The operative board has urged the public to comply with the rules set by the authorities and to stick to credible sources when keeping updated on the virus.

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