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Czech Government Calls State of Emergency, Bans Musicals and Opera Amid Surge in Virus

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The Czech Republic has seen a 50% surge in COVID deaths this month.

Czech Government Calls State of Emergency, Bans Musicals and Opera Amid Surge in Virus

U.S. News & World Report has reported that the Czech government has called a state of emergency due to the surge in coronavirus cases, banning musicals and opera in order to help slow the spread of the virus.

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The country of 10.7 million has seen more than 43,000 cases and a 50% increase in deaths in September. This is Europe's second largest jump in cases behind Spain.

The state of emergency begins on October 5 and should last 30 days.

Health Minister Roman Prymula stated:

"We need to snip the chain of infections to get to levels significantly below the current ones and then relax and remain in some holding pattern until a vaccine comes,"

Read the full story HERE.


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