Czech Republic reports 12,088 new COVID-19 cases
The number of confirmed cases of covid-19 in the Czech Republic increased by 12,088 on Tuesday. That’s about 3,500 fewer infected than a week ago, when laboratories uncovered the most positive tests since the beginning of the epidemic, over 15,600. Compared to the evening data, another 54 people were added to the balance of deaths with covid, so that 3913 people who became infected with coronavirus died since the beginning of March. According to the latest data, there were 7,396 patients with covid in the hospital, which is 90 less than the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health.
In recent days, the growth rate of new disease cases in the country has slowed down. According to the Minister of Health Jan Blatný, the critical data for Tuesday and today will be vital for developing the epidemic. Despite a slight decline in hospitalizations, he expects their number to increase in the coming days. Any improvement in the situation will not take effect until ten to 14 days in hospitals. Hospitals have significantly reduced non-acute patient care in the last month and are changing the vacancies to coronavirus infections. As a result, spare capacity is declining more slightly than the number of hospitalizations is increasing.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic in March, covid-19 has infected almost 363,000 people, and more than 185,000 patients have recovered in the meantime. There are currently nearly 174,000 people infected in the country. In the last seven days, more than 1,220 people