Covid numbers slightly declining

The Czech Republic registered 233 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, in what is a slight decline in numbers for the third day in a row. The reproduction number dropped from 1.25 to 1.18.

Presently  30 people are hospitalized with Covid-19, of which six are in a serious condition. In the past two weeks, the Czech Republic has had on average 28 new cases of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants.  The worst situation is in Prague, where last week there were 40 infected per 100,000 inhabitants.

The authorities are concerned about a fresh wave of the Indian variant which is now spreading predominantly among young people in the Czech Republic.