Spread of Covid epidemic slowing

The Czech Republic registered 9,230 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, which is roughly a third less than on the same day a week ago.

The number of positive results in the overall number of tests has dropped to 30 percent.

The number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 has also dropped to below 7,000.

Around 150,000 people are currently fighting the infection.

Over 883,900 people were infected since the start of the epidemic in March of last year.

14,000 have died of Covid-related complications.

The country is now on the fourth level of the five-tier emergency scale PES, with a risk index of 72 points.