In Prague, the weekly increase in the number of people infected with the coronavirus continues to decrease

In Prague, the weekly increase in the number of people infected with the coronavirus continues to decrease
In Prague, the weekly increase in the number of people infected with the coronavirus continues to decrease

The weekly increase in the number of people infected with the coronavirus in Prague continues to decrease. In the metropolis in the past seven days, tests revealed 1,525 infected people, about 130 less than the week before. Five people died of covid-19 in the capital in the past week, six a week earlier.

This follows from data on the website of the Ministry of Health. Nationwide, the weekly number of infected people is stagnating, almost 11,000 infections in the past week are slightly less than a week earlier.

The increase in the number of infected people in seven days is decreasing in Prague for the second week in a row, having previously stagnated. The daily number of newly confirmed cases of corona virus infection in Prague, as in the whole of the Czech Republic, began to rise this year at the turn of May and June. At that time, the increase was still in the tens of people, while in the last week of July they reached almost 700 infected per day. In August, the increase in the number of infected people began to slow down.

In the past week, the most infected people increased on Monday and Tuesday, when the laboratories confirmed over 300, on other working days there was an increase of around 250 cases, on the weekend under 100.

The so-called incidence number, which is the number of cases of infection in the last seven days per 100,000 inhabitants, was 114 in Prague as of today, a week ago it was 20 higher. In Prague, the incidence was the highest for a long time, now it has been surpassed by the Hradec Králové region with 115 cases. The lowest is currently in the Karlovy Vary Region, where 85 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants have been reported in the last week.

Since the beginning of the covid-19 epidemic in March 2020, over 538,000 confirmed cases of infection with the coronavirus have been recorded in Prague, and 3,667 people have died with covid-19.

Interest in vaccination against covid-19 was lower in the capital in the past week. About 5,000 people came for the vaccine, a week earlier there were about 900 more. Most people are vaccinated with a second booster dose, which is available from mid-July. (ČTK)


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