BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s infections spiked to more than 6,000 daily cases on Thursday.
The 6,481 cases were a record for a second consecutive day, bringing the total number of infections to 229,040 since late February.
President Klaus Iohannis says the central government is not considering a national lockdown. Some localities have stepped up restrictive measures in recent days to stem the spread of the virus.
Romania has reported 6,764 deaths from the pandemic.