Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic
COVID-19 information hotline (dial 1221) is also 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.
Community transmission of COVID-19 in nine regions
The Ministry of Health has evaluated the current epidemiological situation in relation to the COVID-19 disease and updated the alert levels. There are nine regions on the third level, indicating community transmission. COVID-19 is spreading through community transmission in Prague and the Karlovy Vary, South Bohemian, Central Bohemian, Hradec Králové, Pardubice, South Moravian, Zlín and Moravian-Silesian regions. Press release
Due to the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic, government to limit sporting, cultural and social events, the activities of public authorities and schools
At an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, 8 October 2020, the government of Andrej Babiš approved another package of crisis measures in response to unfavourable developments in the epidemic and to the growing number of those infected with the Covid-19 disease. In two waves, starting from 9 and 12 October, it will limit and then completely ban, among other things, sporting, cultural and other leisure events, and will limit the activities of public authorities, schools and restaurant opening hours. It is proposing extraordinary care allowance conditions for parents who have to stay at home due to school closures or the quarantine of a child. Press release
Community transmission of COVID-19 in five regions
Following the latest evaluation of the current epidemiological situation in connection to COVID-19, the Czech Ministry of Health has updated the alert levels. At present, the Central Bohemian, South Moravian, Zlín and Hradec Králové regions are on the third alert level, indicating community transmission. The city of Prague also remains on this alert level. Press release