On Tuesday, the Czech Republic reported 475 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 183 fewer cases than a week before. According to the Ministry of Health, this is the lowest increase rate since the end of August last year. In the last seven days, there have been 26 new cases of illness per 100,000 people.
Since the outbreak began in March of last year, it has been reported that 1,662,256 people in the country have been infected with covid-19. Over 1,621,000 of them have made a full recovery from the condition. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of 30,126 people. The number of casualties is dropping on a daily basis. In May, more than 20 individuals died on average per day, with less than 10 deaths in recent days. There are now 468 patients in hospitals who have coronavirus.
The reproductive number, which indicates the average number of people infected as a result of a single positive test, fell to 0.78. If the reproductive number is less than one, the spread of the disease slows down. On Tuesday, labs performed over 164,000 tests, down from 82,000 the week before.
The most best position among the areas is currently in the Karlovy Vary Region, where 5.5 instances per 100,000 people were reported in the previous week. The Zlin region continues to have the highest infection rate, with fewer than 42 illnesses per 100,000 people in the last seven days.