In Brief: Prime Minister Andrej Babiš Repeats Claim of Being “Best in Covid”
At the annual Strategic Forum in Bled, Slovenia, the Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) said the Visegrad Four states (V4 – Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) handling the coronavirus crisis well, including repeating his controversial statement from a year ago that the Czech Republic was “best in covid”. Photo Credit: Vlada.cz / for illustrative purposes.
Czech Rep., Sep 1 (BD) – Babiš said his “Best in Covid” comment last August was taken out of context and misused by some journalists and the opposition. “I was watching a video last year where journalists and the opposition scoff at me for saying we were the best in covid. I said V4. It’s the anniversary and V4 is the best in covid again,” he said.
A total of 30,404 people have died from Covid-19 in the Czech Republic until now.