Daily COVID-19 case increase again breaches record

A record 1,677 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus were detected on Tuesday, according to official Ministry of Health data. That is the third highest rise in the EU after France and Spain. It brings the tally of those currently afflicted with the virus in the Czech Republic to 15,807, with a total of 38,896 cases since COVID-19 was first registered in the country in March.

Most of those afflicted with COVID-19 are experiencing mild or no symptoms. Monday data showed that 333 patients are currently in hospital, with 78 in serious condition.

Author: Tom McEnchroe