The number of coronavirus cases in the Czech Republic rose to more than 10,000, Health Ministry data showed on Monday.
To date, 10,024 people have fallen ill with Covid-19.
Over 70 percent of people (7,230) have recovered. The number of people who died from the infection rose by one to 330 on Sunday.
Covid-19 was diagnosed in 4.42 percent of the people tested on Saturday, the highest positive result since early April.
The daily rise in case numbers has been in the range of 31-74 over the past two weeks.
According to epidemiologists, the disease now has only local outbreaks in the Czech Republic, especially in the Moravian-Silesian region and Prague.
From today, June 15, Czechs will mostly no longer need to wear face masks outside, even when people are close to each other.
The requirement to wear facemasks will remain in place in the following cases:
- in all interiors of buildings, except for places of residence
- on all forms of public transport
- when participating in mass outdoor events at a distance of under 1.5 meters from others unless they are members of your household.