Hungary ready to take steps in case second wave of coronavirus comes - PM Orban

FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban gestures during a news conference in Belgrade

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's government will take the necessary legal and economic measures to protect lives in case there is a second wave of the novel coronavirus epidemic, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday.

"If there are signs pointing to a second wave (of the virus) coming, we will not hesitate to take the necessary legal and economic steps," Orban said.

(Reporting by Krisztina Than; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)