Slow, but steady rise in Covid cases throughout September

Laboratories in the Czech Republic registered 250 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, which is 66 more than on the same day of the previous week. The reproduction number rose slightly to 1.06. There are currently 169 patients hospitalized with Covid.

In the course of the past few weeks the number of infected has been slowly but steadily rising. While at the start of the month there were 1,700 new cases in the space of a week, the following weeks brought 2,600 , 3,000 and most recently 3,300 new cases in the space of a week.