Czech coronavirus death toll in past week second highest in the world

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the Czech Republic has doubled in the past two weeks, according to Czech Health Ministry data.

While on October 10 the country registered 1014 deaths per 100,000 people on March 24 it was 2047.

Figures for the past week place the Czech Republic second in the world, after Andorra, in the number of corona-related deaths per capita, the New York Times writes.

The number of overall deaths since the start of the pandemic in March rank the Czech Republic 46th in the number of deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.