Covid infection rate continues to accelerate

Some 2,625 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in Czechia on Wednesday, which is about 350 more than on the same day a week ago. In addition, laboratories recorded 1,265 cases of reinfection. The daily number of new cases in a week-on-week comparison has been increasing for the tenth day in a row.

The number of Covid-19 hospitalisations has also been on the rise. On Wednesday, there were 817 Covid patients in Czech hospital, 60 more than on the same day a week ago.

Since the start of the epidemic in March 2020, nearly 4.07 million cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the country. Some 40,932 people who tested positive have died.

Author: Ruth Fraňková