On Tuesday, former President Václav Klaus returned to the Central Military Hospital in Střešovice, where he was hospitalized over the weekend due to pressure problems. The information was brought by the Novinky.cz server. Klaus’s spokesman Petr Macinka said that the ex-president underwent an examination at the weekend, during which doctors found him with high blood pressure. “Now he is waiting for further tests at the Central Military Hospital,” he said. According to the Novinky.cz server, President Miloš Zeman was taken to the same hospital today.
According to Práva, Klaus spent two nights in the hospital on the weekend and on Monday the doctors released him home. On Tuesday morning, however, Klaus was brought to the hospital by a security car.
The 80-year-old ex-president has often not had health problems in the past. His health was monitored by the media in 2008, when he underwent hip surgery. In 2012, he underwent cataract surgery. At the end of February this year, he fell ill with covid-19. After a lecture for students of the University of Economics, he was tested for coronavirus and the result was positive. After an examination in the hospital, he went home for treatment.
Klaus has repeatedly spoken out in the past against government measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. He performed in public several times without face protection, due to his October performance in front of the Municipal House in Prague, at the end of January he received a fine of 10,000 crowns from the Prague hygiene station. He paid the fine, but filed a lawsuit against the Ministry of Health with the Prague City Court for the fine.
After November 1989, Klaus held senior political positions for more than 23 years. He was at the birth of the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) and was its chairman for 11 years. He was Minister of Finance, Prime Minister for more than five years, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies for four years and President of the Republic for ten years. He currently heads the Václav Klaus Institute, lectures and often comments on domestic and foreign policy.
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