The reproduction number, which indicates the number of people with a single positive test, also increased.
Oct 16, 2021 at 9:09am TASR
Prague. Up to 1,781 people infected My corona virus SARS-CoV-2 was added Friday in the Czech Republic, the highest since May 5, writes news server Novinky.cz.
According to the same source of information, the number of positive tests recorded is 764, higher than it was on Thursday, and 764 tests are higher than Friday, a week ago. And also the largest number since May 5, when 1873 were newly infected.
At the same time, the so-called reproductive number R, which indicates the number of people with one positive test, increased to 1.45 from the previous value of 1.33.
According to data on the website of the Czech Ministry of Health, mediated by another news server, iDNES.cz, the seven-day infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants in the country has also increased. It currently accounts for 81 cases, and the day prior was down from 74.
The Ministry of Health stated that the infection within 14 days is 135 cases, an increase of nine cases from Thursday.
Health Minister Adam Vojtek said Friday that the epidemic is not progressing well, but the burden on hospitals is low. Care is not significantly limited, as was the case in previous waves of the coronavirus pandemic, Vojtěch’s words come close to iDNES.cz.