Covid-19: number of patients in Czech hospitals up sharply

The Czech Republic has been experiencing an uptick in new coronavirus cases in recent weeks, with 991 added on Thursday, 75 more than a week ago.

On Tuesday, 1109 new infections were registered, the highest increase since May 18, Ministry of Health data show. The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital has risen by one-quarter since last Thursday, to 315.

Author: Brian Kenety