German states ship 15,000 COVID vaccine pictures to Czech Republic

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Three German states are sending 15,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Czech Republic, German regional MDR tv reported on Sunday, citing Saxony’s deliver premier, Michael Kretschmer.

The three states are Saxony and Bavaria, which border the Czech Republic, and their neighbour, Thuringia.

Prague on Friday tightened restrictions on retail outlets, faculties and hurry for the next three weeks in a open up to gradual a surge of coronavirus infections.

The nation of 10.7 million had the very best seemingly per capita an infection price in the sector over the past week, in accordance to the Our World in Recordsdata net plight, 10 times that of Germany, a fellow member of the European Union.

France has already pledged to blueprint 100,000 vaccine doses to the Czech Republic and Israel has despatched 5,000 pictures.

(Reporting by Arno Schuetze; Bettering by Kevin Liffey)

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