The Czech President, Milos Zeman, urged the population to go to the polls on Monday in the framework of the planned local elections for next October 2 despite the pandemic of coronavirus.
In an interview with the Frekvence 1 television network, the president has called to “move the ass” to prevent those politicians who “nobody would want in power” occupy the most important positions.
Thus, he has asked that “the opinions of the experts” be respected. on the ways of contagion and the prevention measures of the virus and has emphasized the importance of “not being seduced by the opinions of fans who have not studied anything or put anything into practice.”
As the newspaper ‘Pravo’ has indicated, The president has announced that he will award the Minister of Health, Roman Prymula, for his great management of the pandemic. “He is rewarded for facing the first wave, I think he deserves it,” he said before thanking the professionals for their work.
Local elections will take place throughout Friday and Saturday, date in which the elections will also be held to occupy several seats that have been left free in the Senate.
Cases of coronavirus have recently increased in the European country, which has verified 1,305 infections in the last day, the highest increase registered on a Sunday since the pandemic began. The total death toll has already exceeded 600, with 64,597 cases.