The Czech Republic recorded the highest increase in infections on Sunday since mid-March.
November 1, 2021 at 9:45 TASR
Prague. Tests revealed 2,749 people were infected with the new type in the Czech Republic on Sunday Corona Virus, which is more than 900 a week ago and at the same time the highest increase on Sunday since mid-March.
The number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals has risen to 1503, of whom 221 are in serious condition. Notifies the Novinky.cz news server.
And they recorded, Saturday, 5,057 new cases of the disease in the Czech Republic, the highest in the first weekend of March 20.
The incidence is increasing
There was also an increase in the Czech Republic in the index of the so-called seven-day infection rate, the number of cases last week per 100,000 inhabitants was 321.
Worst case with injury According to iDnes.cz server Currently in Prostějov, where there are 682.92 infected persons per 100,000 residents in the seven-day observation period. The Ostrava-Mesto region has reached a similar level.
Complications related to infection have so far claimed 30,775 victims in the Czech Republic, and on Saturday, according to updated data from the Ministry of Health, ten were added.
The reproduction number, which shows the rate of spread of the coronavirus, has fallen to 1.3.
New measures have been introduced in the Czech Republic
New measures have been in place in the Czech Republic since Monday. Restaurants They should check the infection certificates of the guests.
The government has also reduced the validity of the tests – in the case of antigen tests to 24 hours and in the case of PCR tests to three days – while ending payment of tests from the public health insurance.
Unvaccinated students in the eight districts with the worst coronavirus pandemic will be tested on Monday. If students decline the test and do not have a certificate of overcoming illness in the past six months, they will have to obtain mask.
Unvaccinated teachers must wear respirators during classes.
Preventive testing in schools will be expanded from next week. And Health Minister Adam Wojciech announced, Monday, that the government has also approved other regions, where the infection will exceed 300 cases per 100,000 residents.
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