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Czech Republic reports 6,048 new coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: Medical staff members transport a patient infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after transfer from Zlin region to Prague, Czech Republic, November 6, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic reported 6,048 new coronavirus cases for Nov. 9, a drop of more 3,000 from a week earlier, Health Ministry data showed on Tuesday.

In total, the country of 10.7 million has recorded 420,875 cases after showing one of Europe’s highest infection rates for several weeks.

The ministry also reported 216 new deaths, including 95 on Monday as well as revisions to previous days. Overall, 5,074 people have died in relation to COVID-19.

Reporting by Jason Hovet; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman