Czechia registers highest Sunday increase in Covid-19 since epidemic started

The Czech Republic registered 7,301 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday; the highest Sunday increase since the epidemic started in March.

Over 158,000 people are currently fighting the infection.

Over 5,300 people have been hospitalized, a fifty percent increase on last week and 800 of them are in a serious condition.

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the Czech Republic has doubled in the past two weeks, and now stands at over 2,000.

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