Covid-19: Czechia third most affected country in the world

Nearly a year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Czech Republic has the highest per capita rate of new Covid-19 cases in the EU, with  107,777 cases per million inhabitants, the Czech News Agency reported on Sunday.

Globally, it is the most affected country by coronavirus, after Andorra and Montenegro. The Czech Republic also places third in the EU and fourth in the world in terms of per capita number of Covid-19 deaths, with just under 1,800 deaths per million inhabitants.

Over 1.1 million cases of the virus have been confirmed in the country since the virus was first registered in the country on March 1, 2020. To date, 19,214 people infected with coronavirus have died in the Czech Republic.

Author: Ruth Fraňková