Coronavirus: Prague hospital nurse first casualty among medical workers

30-03-2020 updated

The number Czech coronavirus infections stood at 2,837 as of Monday morning, up less than 10 percent in 24 hours. Among the 5 who died on Sunday was a nurse who worked at Prague’s Thomayer Hospital, according to the Ministry of Health.

The nurse is the first medical professional in the country to have died from Covid-19. She worked in a geriatric department where a total of 25 patients and two nurses had contracted the coronavirus.The death toll now stands at 17, with 11 having fully recovered from the disease.