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February 16, 2021 Politics

Czech Republic reports 8,745 new COVID-19 cases

Czech Republic reports 8,745 new COVID-19 cases - Czech Points

The coronavirus epidemic in the Czech Republic is not subsiding. Tests revealed 8,745 new cases of covid-19 on Monday, almost a thousand more than on the same day last week. The week-on-week increase in the number of infected patients has continued for several days in a row. Compared to the previous day, the number of people with covid in hospitals increased by about two hundred to 5,990. One thousand one hundred thirty were in serious condition, according to the Ministry of Health.

Since the outbreak of the epidemic last March, almost 1.1 million people in the Czech Republic have been demonstrably infected, of which 18,430 have died, and nearly 979,000 have recovered in the meantime. Currently infected is 102,475.

According to the Ministry of Health, the country’s epidemic situation remains serious, and hospitals are still on the edge of their capacities, especially intensive care units. According to current data, there are 184 beds for covid patients left in ICU and ARO units throughout the country. Other free capacities are still on the so-called reprofiled beds, originally intended to provide care of another type of expertise.