Recorded Covid deaths in Czech Republic now over 33,000

The total number of recorded Covid deaths in the Czech Republic now exceeds 33,000. According to the latest Ministry of Health data, 33,069 people in the country have died with the virus.

Some 17,599 new infections were recorded on Monday, a rise of around 3,100 on the same day last week.

The seven-day case incidence rate has climbed further, to 1,230.

A total of 6,394 people are currently in hospital with the coronavirus, with 1,022 of them in a critical condition. It is the first time since early April that the number of critical cases has exceeded 1,000.

Author: Ian Willoughby