Monday news summary

Covid update

On Sunday, the laboratories detected 1509 new cases, at least since the 28th of September. Compared to last Sunday, it is about 400 less. The spread of the disease has been slowing down in the last two weeks. At the turn of October and November, the daily increases of infected people rose to 15,000, last week the increase only once exceeded 6,000. As of today, the Czech Republic has eased some restrictions imposed by the government against the spread of coronavirus. The whole story about the new measures is HERE.

Complete information on current measures in English can be found HERE.


Food charity donation

In Saturday's food charity collection in the Czech Republic, people in shops donated 440 tons of products. It is the most that has ever been collected in this event, despite the fact that this year it was accompanied by security measures against the spread of Covid-19. The collection continues in e-shops and corporate charity events. The products will then be sorted and handed over by food banks to non-profit organizations, which distribute them to single mothers, single seniors, families in crisis, the homeless or people with mental and physical disabilities.




New church in Barrandov

Believers now have a new church in Prague. It has been built in the Barrandov housing estate. Similarly to other modern sacral buildings in the capital, they grow more on the outskirts, where the population has grown in recent decades. Prague has a new church after more than ten years. The Church of Christ the Savior was consecrated by Cardinal Dominik Duka, Archbishop of Prague, on Sunday.


Czech news in English, for expats and for other people interested in our country. The articles do not include our opinion and they are purely informative.

      Sources

  • CzechTV 

  • Seznamzpravy.cz

  • iRozhlas

  • DenikN

  • ČTK

  • other sources noted

  • Source of the pictures: Pixabay, other source is noted 

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