Though the each day variety of new coronavirus infections hit a report excessive, the Czech Republic nonetheless opposes any type of shutdown.
The well being authorities recorded 22,936 new instances, setting a pandemic report, inflicting the nation’s 7-day incidence fee to rise to 929 per 100,000 inhabitants. The quantity yesterday was 847.
Prime Minister Andrej Babis stated that regardless of the big variety of infections, the nation shouldn’t be but able to shut down once more. The brand new prime minister, Petr Fiala, additionally publicly opposed the closure of the nation.
From Monday, many amenities, akin to accommodations and eating places, will solely be open to individuals who can show that they’ve been vaccinated or have recovered from the an infection. The federal government has additionally begun to develop testing necessities, and obligatory weekly testing for college students and school who haven’t been vaccinated.
To this point, solely about 6.2 million of the ten.7 million inhabitants of the Czech Republic have been vaccinated.