More than 1,500 COVID-19 patients are occupying intensive care beds, the highest number yet recorded by the Czech healthcare system.
As temperatures dropped in the Moravian region, rock climbers made the most of freezing conditions by creating a different kind of surface to scale.
The Czech Republic is on a par with France when it comes to scepticism or hesitancy over taking vaccines.
Czech police have appealed for help to find a missing weapon after a deer stole a hunter's rifle and fled on Friday.
Hundreds of Czechs are in training to become healthcare volunteers as a new wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm hospitals.