Citizen of the Czech Republic faces 3 years in prison for violating quarantine

Citizen of the Czech Republic faces 3 years in prison for violating quarantine

A resident of the Czech city of Vlašim is accused of deliberately spreading the coronavirus, he can be sentenced to three years in prison, Вlesk newspaper reported, citing law enforcement officers.

It is noted that in November last year, a 43-year-old man was ordered to self-isolate after he tested positive for coronavirus.

Despite this, the infected person visited public places without a mask or respirator. In particular, he, without protective equipment, was at the house of his relatives when a fire broke out there, as a result of which he exposed the risk of infection to almost 80 firefighters, policemen and medical workers who worked at the scene of the emergency.

In general, as established by the police, the man was in contact with about 100 people. How many of them contracted COVID is not specified.

The Czech Republic reported 28,469 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, the highest daily tally since the pandemic reached the country of 10.7 million in March 2020.

The number reported for Tuesday is more than double the 12,371 cases reported for the same day last week.

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