For the first time, the symbolic weekend limit of 3,000 – emphasize the Czech media. Last Saturday, 2,555 new infections were reported. This Saturday is also the fifth day in history epidemic in the Czech Republic in the ranking of the highest daily increases in infections – the CTK agency points out.
There are currently 2085 patients diagnosed with Covid-19 in Czech hospitals, 408 of them are in a serious condition. Another 22 people were also informed about this agreement. In total, 948 people have died from the coronavirus in the Czech Republic so far.
The total number of all infections since March, when the first cases were confirmed in the country, now stands at 114,000. The so-called there are 58 thousand active infections.
According to Prime Minister Andrej Babisz, many people who have been recommended by the sanitary and epidemiological services to undergo the tests have postponed it and will report back after the weekend. On Saturday evening premier called for accountability and a change of behavior. Babisz also criticized people who do wear masks, but do not cover their noses with them.
Due to the worsening epidemic, the government introduced a state of emergency and many restrictions on cultural, social and sporting events. It cannot be ruled out that a lockdown similar to the one announced in March in the Czech Republic will be introduced, when workplaces and public institutions were restricted and citizens were ordered to stay at home. Decisions on this matter may be taken at the meeting on Monday rz±du. The steps taken by the government will be influenced by the views of the epidemiologists it consulted health minister Roman Prymula. He announced that their comments would be taken into account.