Steep rise in Covid cases continues
The steady rise in new Covid cases continues. The Czech Republic registered 3,638 new cases of Covid 19 on Thursday, over 2,000 more than on the same day a week ago. The number of people hospitalized with Covid has also grown by around 70, and is now at 771 , of which 119 are in intensive care. Fifty-eight people have died of Covid or related complications over the past seven days, twice as many as in the whole month of August. Stricter measures against the spread of coronavirus are due to come into force on Monday.