Steep rise in medics infected with Covid-19 in Czech Republic

Very steep rise in medics infected with Covid-19 in Czech Republic

The number of medics infected with Covid-19 in the Czech Republic has risen very sharply. Some 259 doctors had the virus two days ago, compared to only four a month earlier. In the case of nurses the number increased from three to 433 in the same period, according to figures released by the Institute for Health Information and Statistics. One doctor and one nurse have died with the coronavirus in the Czech Republic.

The total number who had caught Covid-19 between the start of the pandemic and September 19 was 590 doctors and 1,165 nurses.

Author: Ian Willoughby