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Czech Republic reports 14,151 new coronavirus cases; deaths rise by 106 to 1,845

Beds are set up inside of an exhibition center to accommodate people who suffer mild coronavirus disease (COVID-19) symptoms in Prague, Czech Republic, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic registered 14,151 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, down from a record of 14,968 the previous day, Health Ministry data showed on Friday.

The country, which is seeing Europe’s biggest surge in new COVID-19 cases, has recorded 223,065 infections since March. Deaths have risen to 1,845 from 1,739 reported a day earlier, which includes 55 deaths on Thursday along with revisions to previous days.

Reporting by Jan Lopatka; Editing by Jacqueline Wong