The 77-year-old president was previously hospitalized for his liver problems. He was originally hospitalized in early October.
Czech president Miloš Zeman returned to the hospital on Thursday after receiving a positive corona test result, a presidential spokesman said in a statement Thursday night.
Zeman had been admitted from the hospital for home care just a few hours earlier on Thursday morning. In the afternoon, he was diagnosed with a corona infection.
The 77-year-old president has received treatment for his liver problems. He was hospitalized in early October.
According to local media, Zeman has received three doses of coronary vaccine and is asymptomatic so far.
Spokesperson according to the president, the program is on hiatus while he is receiving treatment for the coronavirus.
Zeman was due to appoint a center-right on Friday Petr Fiala As the new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, but the ceremony will now have to be postponed.
In the Czech Republic nearly 26,000 coronary infections were reported on Wednesday, a daily record of 10.7 million people in the country.
The Czech government announced on Thursday new corona restrictions to curb the wave of infection. Among other things, the Christmas market will be completely closed and restaurants and nightclubs will be closed from 10 p.m.
In the eastern part of the country, some hospitals have had to relocate patients due to capacity filling.
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