First day in nine months with no Covid-related death reported

The Czech Republic registered 430 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, 75 fewer than on the same day last week, according to data released by the Czech Ministry of Health. For the first time since early September no Covid-related death was reported on that day. In recent days the Covid-related death toll averaged at around 10. The number of people hospitalized with Covid has now dropped to 389 with 67 of them in a serious condition. Over 1.6 million people have contracted the virus since the pandemic hit in March of last year and over 30,000 people have died of Covid or related complications.