Covid-19 numbers drop slightly  

The number of confirmed Covid-19 positive cases dropped slightly on Thursday to 252, down from 270 and more in the previous days, the Czech Health Ministry reported. The overall number of Covid-19 positive cases has now crossed 16,300. 379 people have died. The growing numbers are due to several local outbreaks of the coronavirus, one of them in the Czech capital. The authorities are monitoring the situation closely and say stricter measures will be introduced if the situation worsens. In Prague face masks are now compulsory in the metro and in pharmacies and medical institutions.