Covid-19: Czech Republic fourth least-affected EU state

The Czech Republic is currently the fourth least-affected country by the pandemic in the European Union, with an average of 24 cases per 100,000 inhabitants registered over the past two weeks, according to data released by the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The worst situation is in Cyprus, with a 14-day incidence ratio of 603 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Ireland with 496 cases.

Some 211 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in the Czech Republic on Thursday, 45 more than on the same day a week ago, according to Health Ministry data. The reproduction number – the average number of people infected by one person with the virus – has slightly increased to 1.05.

Author: Ruth Fraňková