First "community transmission" of coronavirus confirmed in Czech Republic

06-03-2020

The Ústí nad Labem regional hygiene station on Friday confirmed the first case of community transmission of coronavirus in the Czech Republic. The patient, a woman, contracted the virus from her son, who had returned from a skiing holiday in Italy and is currently hospitalised at Prague’s Bulovka hospital. The woman was brought to a hospital in Ústí nad Labem and is reported to be in good condition. There are currently 70 people in quarantine in the region of Ústí nad Labem.