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On Wednesday, the number of new Covid cases decreased, but hospitalizations still increased.

According to Ministry of Health data, a total of 18,004 people were positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, a decrease of more than 7,000 compared to the previous day. However, hospitalizations have increased by more than 200 to 5,886, and the number of critically ill patients is approaching 850. Nearly 72% of ICU units in the country are currently in use, leaving 1,090 floors vacant.

On the other hand, the incidence rate last week was 1,097. Olomouc and Zlín are still the most affected regions in the country. Karlovy Vary remains the safest with an incidence of only 419 per 100,000.

So far, since the start of the epidemic, 32,523 people have died from COVID-19 and more than 2 million have been infected with the virus. The current number of active infections is 239,799.

https://english.radio.cz/wednesday-saw-number-new-covid-cases-fall-hospitalisations-still-rising-8734938 On Wednesday, the number of new Covid cases decreased, but hospitalizations still increased.

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