Czech President Zeman returns to hospital after positive COVID test

Czech President Zeman returns to hospital after positive COVID test

PRAGUE, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Czech President Milos Zeman was taken back to hospital on Thursday after testing positive for the coronavirus, his office said, just hours after his release following more than six weeks of treatment for an unrelated condition. Zeman, 77, was released to home care on Thursday morning but an ambulance took him back to the Central Military Hospital (UVN) in the evening after testing positive at the presidential retreat at Lany, west of Prague. The hospitalisation means Zeman will not for the time being appoint centre-right opposition leader Petr Fiala as prime minister, which had been planned for Friday. Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com "The president's programme will be suspended pending the treatment of COVID-19," his office said in a statement. Zeman has …
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