Czech run-off presidential election begins for Covid-19 patients

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The run-off election for president in the Czech Republic has started two days early for those in isolation with Covid-19. On Wednesday, more than 80 so-called “drive-in polling stations” were open across the country. There, voters with confirmed Covid-19 cases could cast their ballot papers from their cars until late afternoon. In the first round of voting, only about 350 people had made use of this offer. In the run-off, former NATO general Petr Pavel, who has been leading the polls, will face the populist ex-prime minister and billionaire Andrej Babiš. The regular election is scheduled to ta…

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