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August 18, 2020 Politics

Czech Republic COVID-19 death toll passes 400

Czech Republic COVID-19 death toll passes 400 - Czech Points

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the Czech Republic has exceeded 400. So far, 401 people have died in the country from COVID-19.

Since March, 20,393 people have become infected in the Czech Republic, and more than three quarters have recovered. The total number if confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Czech Republic is currently 4,846. According to data of the Ministry of Health valid as of today, at 18:00.

In most infected people, the course of the disease is mild. 122 people are hospitalized with coronavirus in the Czech Republic, 29 of whom are in severe condition.

The Minister of Health Adam Vojtěch announced on Monday that in the Czech Republic, it would be mandatory to cover the nose and mouth indoors again, such as shopping centers and post offices, public transport, or schools outside the classrooms, from Tuesday, September 1. The measure is intended to prevent the spread of a new type of coronavirus after the start of the school year, which brings more frequent people-to-people contacts and travel. From next week, the rules for quarantine and isolation will change.