Almost 170 cases of coronavirus linked to Karviná mine

Some 169 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in connection with an outbreak at a mine in Karviná in the Moravian Silesian Region. Most of those infected worked directly in the Darkov mine; the remainder are their family members or maintenance workers at the facility.

As of Saturday evening, the total number of infections registered in the Czech Republic stands at 8,853. There have been 314 deaths with the coronavirus.

Author: Ian Willoughby