Czechia reports highest daily jump in COVID-19 cases since April
On Thursday, there were 329 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Czech Republic, the most since 3 April. This is the third-highest daily increase since the beginning of the epidemic in March. This follows from data on the website of the Ministry of Health. Today, tests have confirmed 174 cases. Since 1 March, when the first coronavirus infections occurred in the country, 19,574 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Czech Republic. So far, 70 percent of those infected have recovered from the virus.
The highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases occurred on 27 March, when there were 377 more infected, and the second-highest was on l3 April with 334 cases. The increase recently exceeded three hundred infected last Friday, when there were new cases in day 323. In recent days, the share of newly confirmed cases in the number of tests performed has also grown. It was 3.83 percent on Wednesday and 4.71 percent on Thursday. On Thursday, the number of tests performed dropped to 6985 from Wednesday’s 7574.
Since mid-July, the number of people currently suffering from COVID-19, which is now 5,450, has been steadily growing, the most since the beginning of the epidemic. The number of deaths from coronavirus infection rose by two to 393 on Thursday.