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Slovakia “intensively” looking at COVID lockdown possibility, PM says

FILE PHOTO: Summit of the Visegrad Group countries and South Korea, in Budapest

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Slovakia’s Prime Minister Eduard Heger is intensively considering a possible three-week lockdown, like that imposed in Austria, amid a jump in COVID-19 cases, his office said on Monday.

The idea has been put forward by the Health Ministry, and Heger said expert opinion would be key in any decision.

(Reporting by Jason Hovet; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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