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Czech Republic reports 15,663 new coronavirus cases, highest daily tally

FILE PHOTO: Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic reported 15,663 new coronavirus cases for Oct. 27, its highest daily tally, health ministry data showed on Wednesday.

The total numer of cases rose to 284,033 while deaths climbed to 2,547. The country has been struggling with one of Europe’s fastest growing infection rates.

Reporting by Robert Muller; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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