Prime Minister Andrej Babiš announced on social networks that six French patients will be transported to the University Hospital in Brno. “France turned to us for help with the hospitalization of its patients. Due to the sufficient capacity, we accepted their request,” wrote Babiš.
“This is a very important sign that we are also able to help others,” he added.
Babiš announced that some shops may open on Thursday. The shops under consideration include, children’s stores, footwear shops, stationaries, and hardware stores.
France on Saturday reported 441 coronavirus hospital deaths in 24 hours, lower than the record number of 588 recorded the previous day.
This brought the total number of deaths to 7,560 since the epidemic began, top health official Jérôme Salomon told reporters. Of these, 5,532 died in hospital and 2,028 in old age facilities.
Salomon said there were now 28,143 people with coronavirus in hospital in France – up 711 from the day before, with 6,838 of them in intensive care – a daily increase of 176 critical patients.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Czech Republic reached 4,475 on Sunday morning, the Health Ministry reported.
The number of victims increased to 62 today at 8:30 am and 78 have fully recovered from the infection. Over 80,000 people have been tested to date.
Francie se na nás obrátila s žádostí o pomoc s hospitalizací svých pacientů. Vzhledem k dostatečné kapacitě jsme jim vyhověli. 6 z nich by mělo být transportováno do @FNBrno. Po Itálii, Španělsku a Slovinsku je to další evropská země, které rádi pomůžeme.
— Andrej Babiš (@AndrejBabis) April 5, 2020