6:07 – Company Regeneron asked the US Federal Drug Administration and the FDA for its experimental coronavirus drug to be approved for use in emergencies after it was received by US President Donald Trump. She added that the first use would be limited to a very small group of people, as it has benefits for only 50,000 infected and not hundreds of thousands, which Donald Trump talked about on screen, promising that it would soon be available to Americans for free.
5:58 – V Germany there were 4028 new cases of coronavirus infection in the last day, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). The increase in the number of newly infected people in Germany is again lower in absolute numbers than in the Czech Republic with approximately eight times smaller population. Even so, this is the largest increase since April 9. In Germany, 310,144 people have been infected since the beginning of the pandemic, of whom 9578 died. There have been 16 casualties in the last day.
5:55 – The number of hospitalized people with covid-19 in the Czech Republic is rising sharply, as is the number of deaths. According to the latest data from the ministry, the number of hospitalizations has risen by half to 1,563 since the beginning of October alone. coronavirus increased by about a quarter in October to 829 on Wednesday.
The most covid-19 is currently spreading in the Uherské Hradiště region, where 413 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants have appeared in the last seven days. The second largest increase was recorded in the Náchod region with about 357 cases and the third highest in the Liberec region with 315 cases per 100,000.
5:45 – During Wednesday, the number of newly confirmed cases of infection with the new coronavirus in the Czech Republic increased by a record 5335 infected. Currently, 43,764 people are infected, of which 1,563 are in hospitals. The health ministry said after midnight on Wednesday.
The record fell on Tuesday, when 4,457 new cases were detected, and already on Wednesday evening, the ongoing number of more than 2,600 more infected indicated that another border would fall.
The number of deaths from people infected with coronavirus also rose sharply on Wednesday. After Sunday’s record 30 deaths in one day, there were 26 more deaths, 24 deaths on Tuesdays and at least 19 more on Wednesdays.
Since March 1, when the first cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in the Czech Republic, covid-19 tests have confirmed a total of 95,360 people.
5:39 – Coronavirus has been detected in more than 36 million people worldwide, said Johns Hopkins University in USA (JHU). According to JHU, the limit of 35 million infected was exceeded on Monday. More than half of the cases are reported by the three worst affected countries, namely the United States, India and Brazil.
In terms of the total number of infections, the United States continues to be at the top of the imaginary ranking with 7.55 million cases, followed by India with 6.76 million infections. A third Brazil registers more than 4.9 million positive coronavirus tests. The world has also surpassed the million deaths. The United States again registers the most deaths, over 211,000. Behind them are Brazil with more than 147,000 deaths. A third India surpassed the 104,000 covid-19 deaths.