March brings highest death toll since epidemic hit

March has been the most tragic month in the Czech Republic since the start of the Covid pandemic over a year ago with 5,779 people having died of Covid or related complications in that month alone. Altogether the Covid-related death toll has reached 26,586.

The epidemic has started to gradually subside in the past days and weeks, with 7,208 new cases registered on Wednesday, approximately 1,600 less than on the same day a week ago.