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Czech Republic reported its biggest one day increase in new coronavirus infections

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 13, 2020
The Czech Republic reported its biggest one day increase in new coronavirus infections for a third straight day on Sunday, recording 1,541 cases as the country battles a surge in the virus in recent weeks.
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It was the fifth day in a row with new infections above 1,000 for the country of 10.7 million after cases began to accelerate in August. One state health official said a second wave was under way.

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Prime Minister Andrej Babis told tabloid Blesk's website on Sunday the country had one of the lowest death tolls in Europe and said he would appeal for people to maintain health measures.

Epidemiologist Roman Prymula, the government's commissioner for science and research in healthcare, said on Czech Television's Sunday debate show a second wave had started and hospitalisations would rise.


 

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