Half of new COVID-19 cases imported from abroad

In June, people contracted the virus in the Czech Republic most often.

Slovak holidaymakers walk towards a Ryanair plane July 4 at M. R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava. Slovak holidaymakers walk towards a Ryanair plane July 4 at M. R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava. (Source: TASR)

With an increasing number of newly identified coronavirus cases, the latest analysis has shown that half of the cases recorded in June were imported from abroad.

The analysis, carried out between June 1 and July 8 by epidemiologists Mária Avdičová and Jana Námešná, lists the Czech Republic as the country from where people imported the highest number of COVID-19 cases (48), followed by Ukraine (40) and Great Britain (29).

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