Covid-19 deaths in Czech Republic pass 3,000 mark

The number of deaths with Covid-19 in the Czech Republic now exceeds 3,000, reaching 3,078. The great majority of those deaths have occurred in October and there were over 170 on Thursday alone.

Some 13,605 new cases of the virus were registered on Friday. That was around 1,650 fewer than the previous Friday, though the total number of active cases now stands at over 183,000.

The number hospitalised with the coronavirus now stands at 7,281, with over 1,000 in intensive care.

Author: Ian Willoughby