Czech Republic reports 1,287 new COVID-19 cases, lowest since September 20

FILE PHOTO: A woman adjusting her face mask walks past the graffiti-covered John Lennon Wall as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Prague, Czech Republic, September 25, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny reuters_tickers
This content was published on September 29, 2020 - 06:56

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic reported 1,287 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, its lowest daily tally since Sept. 20, Health Ministry data showed on Tuesday.

The country has had one of Europe's highest infection rates in September as its total tally of cases jumped by more than 40,000. As of the end of Monday, which was a state holiday, it had reported a total 65,883 cases, with 618 deaths.

(Reporting by Jason Hovet; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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