Czech Republic's daily jump in COVID-19 cases exceeds 2,000 for first time

17 Sep 2020 / 13:33 H.

    PRAGUE, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The Czech Republic reported on Thursday more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day for the first time as it battles a surge in infections that is among the fastest in Europe.

    The health ministry recorded 2,139 cases of the new coronavirus on Wednesday, up from a previous record 1,675 reported for the previous day. (Reporting by Jason Hovet; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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