The epidemiological situation in Czechia is newly depicted by the PES evaluation system. The Ministry of Health maps the current epidemiological situation using the PES (anti-epidemic system) risk score. The regions are assigned to five levels, on which the respective anti-epidemic measures will depend. The new evaluation system offers better legibility and predictability of epidemiological developments. You can see the PES table here.
Current alert level according to anti-epidemic system PES as of 27 December: no. 5 (Fifth level will remain in force until 22 January 2021 at least. Actual preventive measures in Czechia can be found here)
State of emergency in the Czech Republic is to remain in force until 22 January 2021.
Regarding the latest measures, UP management also recommends transition to working from home.
You can follow the latest information in English on pandemic situation and preventive measures in Czechia on:
- the special website of the Ministry of Health of the Czech republic: koronavirus.mzcr.cz
- the special website of Czech government: www.vlada.cz.
There is also COVID-19 information hotline (dial 1221) available in English from anywhere in the Czech Republic on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on weekends from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Every new information regarding the regime at Palacký University are regularly updated on www.upol.cz/en/covid-19.