Czechs see largest daily rise in coronavirus infections with 1,164 new cases

A woman sews masks in the workshop of a small Czech company

The Czech Republic reported on Wednesday its largest one-day spike in coronavirus infections, with 1,164 new cases.

It was the first time since the March outbreak that the number of new daily cases topped 1,000, amid a surge over the past month, although the government wants to avoid strict lockdowns of the kind imposed at the start of the pandemic.

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