The Czech Republic reported just 18 more cases of the coronavirus on Saturday. This is the lowest daily gain since March 9.
The country had 7,755 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection by Monday morning. So far 3,461 people have recovered and 245 people have died.
Compared to the numbers from Saturday evening, the number of infected people increased by five. There are 15 more recovered and the death rate did not change.
However, the number of tests performed during the weekend is lower than usual.
The highest number of confirmed novel coronavirus infection cases is recorded in Prague: 1740.
In the second place, taking into account the population is the Karlovy Vary region with 126 people cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
According to Foreign Minister Tomáš Petříček (ČSSD), the Czech Republic’s borders with neighboring countries should be fully open from July, Hospodářské noviny writes.
Negotiations with Slovakia and Austria are the most advanced, meanwhile with Poland and Germany “it will require more time”, the minister said this evening.
From July, the borders could be fully opened to four neighboring countries – Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia.
From August, Czechs could travel not only to Croatia, Slovenia, and Greece, but also to more distant destinations outside Europe, such as Canada, Australia, and Japan.