Life in Czechia during a covid-19 pandemic: What are actual preventive measures? (Last update: 12 April)

monday 12. april 2021, 5:33

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The state of emergency in the Czech Republic ended on 11 April, however most of the measures and restrictions are still in force as of 12 April. Respirators are mandatory at almost every inside and outside premises, meetings among people are limited to maximum of 2 people (members of one household are exempt from this rule – typically parents with children), most of the shops, restaurants and centres remain closed and also a mandatory testing of employees for covid-19 is still going on.

Newly, the ban on free movement between districts has been canceled and mainly, kindergartens and the first level of primary schools have started to teach in presence again (with condition of regular antigen or PCR testing of kids).

Recent information on regime at UP can be found here. Details on actual measures can be found on website of the Czech government.


You can follow the latest information in English on pandemic situation and preventive measures in Czechia on:

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.

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