In the Czech Republic, 4457 new cases of Covid-19 were registered on Tuesday, authorities said on Wednesday.
“We are in a relatively intensive growth phase,” said Czech Health Minister Roman Primula.
The minister revealed that on Friday will come up with stricter restrictions, adding that he will propose to the government to assign medical students to hospitals.
The Czech Republic is one of the countries with the highest number of new infections per day in relation to the total population.
Data compiled by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) show that 326.8 cases per 100 000 population have been recorded in the Czech Republic in the last two weeks.
The figure is 302.4 in Spain and 35.1 in Germany.
In the Czech Republic, a state of emergency has been declared again and restrictions on assembly and movement have been lifted. It is mandatory to wear masks indoors and on public transport.
The second wave of the new coronavirus has hit the Czech Republic particularly hard.
According to official figures, 794 Covid-19 patients have died in the Czech Republic.