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).
You can follow the latest information in English on pandemic situation and preventive measures in Czechia on:
- the special Covid Portál: covid.gov.cz/en
- 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.