Covid-19 deaths in Czechia pass 19,000 mark

The number of deaths with Covid-19 in the Czech Republic now exceeds 19,000, reaching 19,097, according to the Ministry of Health data.

The daily increase in the number of newly registered cases passed the 10,000 mark for the fourth day in a row on Friday. Some 11,192 people tested positive for coronavirus, which is around 2,400 more than on the same day last week.

The total number of active cases now stands at 115,130. Over 6,300 people are hospitalised, with more than 1,200 in serious condition.

Author: Ruth Fraňková