Coronavirus death toll doubles since end of October

The Czech Republic registered 5,809 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, 1,548 fewer than Friday last week and 665 fewer than on Thursday. The number of people fighting the infection is now at 90,669 with roughly 6,300 people hospitalized.

The coronavirus death toll has now crossed the 7,000 mark, having doubled since the end of October. The highest daily coronavirus related death toll was on November 3 when 257 people died.

The number of newly infected in Prague was 502, the highest number in nine days.