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Finland, Latvia and the Azores Islands to now be assigned to the dark red category of countries ranked according to risk of contagion. Poland and Germany will be red

The Ministry of Health has updated the list of countries ranked by the risk of contagion on the basis of available data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), which will take effect on Monday, 10 January. Given the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant, stricter rules have been stipulated for the entry of foreigners to the Czech Republic. Finland, Latvia and the Azores Islands are to now be assigned to the dark red category of countries ranked according to risk of contagion. Poland and Germany will now be in the red category. Romania will be yellow. Press release (7. 1. 2022)


Health Minister establishes National Institute for Pandemic Management, to be headed by epidemiologist Roman Chlíbek

Health Minister Vlastimil Válek has established the National Institute for Pandemic Management (NIZP), which is headed by epidemiologist Roman Chlíbek. The Institute’s task is to produce expert recommendations and opinions for the Ministry of Health, which are then dealt with by the Central Management Team (CŘT). The Institute, which has been operating informally for several months, is composed of leading scientists and experts and meets regularly on a weekly basis. Press release (6. 1. 2022)