FILE PICTURE: Individuals ride pedal boats on the Vltava river following the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) outbreak, in Prague, Czech Republic, June 22,2020 REUTERS/David W Cerny/File Picture
PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech Republic recorded 168 brand-new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, authorities said, the highest day-to-day increase in cases since early April just as the nation is beginning the two-month summer holiday season.
It was likewise the fourth day of the last 10 showing a daily boost of more than100 Over the previous week, the eastern area of Karvina has actually been by far the most affected by the increase in cases, according to the Health Ministry site.
Friday was the last day of school for a lot of kids and trainees, with their families getting ready for the vacations. Numerous Czechs will spend their holidays in the nation instead of travelling due to concerns about the virus and travel restrictions.
The government has slowly removed most limitations on company apart from wearing masks indoors and limits on club opening hours and large cultural occasions. It has stated it will focus on regional quarantines and tracing and testing procedures instead of nationwide lockdowns in the future.
Last Monday, public events of as much as 1,000 individuals were permitted, up from500 Trade fairs were okayed and pools, zoos, museums and castles were allowed to return to regular operations, with no more limits on visitor numbers.
Since Saturday morning, the nation of 10.7 million had reported a total of 11,038 coronavirus cases, with 349 deaths.
Reporting by Robert Muller; Editing by Frances Kerry