Prague Day by day Monitor |
20 August 2020
The Czech Republic registered a big improve within the variety of constructive Covid-19 sufferers requiring hospitalisation - 29, now highest because the end of Might.
The variety of constructive Covid-19 instances continues steadily rising from 190 on Monday to 281 on Tuesday, based on Woldometers. Probably the most infections have been recorded in Uherské Hradiště region, adopted by Plzeň-sever (North) district and Havlíčkův Brod. This brings the full number of instances to 20,483, the place 15,146 have recovered, 401 have died and four,936 are still ailing, as documented by Woldometers.
Regardless of such unfavorable developments, there are reasons to consider that the state of affairs would have been a lot worse if not for the prompt response of Czech authorities.
“We are one of the few nations that did not miss the correct moment to put in place strict measures to stop the unrestrained unfold of the illness. We instantly closed faculties, outlets, borders and imposed a curfew. International comparisons also present that a number of the most stringent and earliest measures have been in truth introduced by our authorities,” stated Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, in a speech broadcast on 23 March 2020 by Czech Tv, TV Nova and FTV Prima.
Earlier this week, it was reported that ranging from September 1st, masks might be re-introduced in all public transport and common areas, and Czech faculties will continue operating in a distant-learning mode.
“That is undoubtedly one thing we'll ponder on in an effort to forestall the an infection spread at a time when numerous other respiratory viruses might be circulating in the country, and when the state of affairs can be harder to deal with than now,” Well being Minister Adam Vojtech (for ANO) informed CTK, as Expats.CZ reported.