Slight increase in Covid numbers recorded in Czechia

Some 570 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in Czechia on Saturday, 51 more than on the same day last week. It is the first-week on-week increase in Covid numbers registered since the start of July.

To the contrary, the number people hospitalised with Covid continues to drop. On Saturday, there were 854 Covid patients in Czech hospitals, with around 30 of them in a critical condition.

The seven-day incidence rate was 117 cases per 100,000 inhabitants on Saturday. The highest number of infected is in Prague, where it stands at 154.

Author: Ruth Fraňková