Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic

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The Ministry of Health has published a map of alert levels, all the districts in CZ are currently without the risk of community transmission

The alert levels are based on the current epidemiological situation. The districts in the Czech Republic are largely white, meaning there is a negligible risk, and nine are green with no risk of community transmission. The alert levels will be published weekly for the individual districts of the Czech Republic. Press release


The National COVID-19 Testing Strategy comprehensively solves the approach to testing and defines the backbone network of laboratories and testing sites

The Strategy provides a comprehensive approach to testing for COVID-19 at the present moment, with an outlook for potential further waves of the disease. It defines the individual target groups for testing and used methods. The key element is to define corresponding capacities, their digitalisation and rational use in the case of a gradual growth of demands. Press release

System of alert levels gives public predictable plan of anti-epidemic measures in relation to COVID-19

In cooperation with the Institute of Health Information and Statistics, the Ministry of Health has prepared a system of four alert levels (so-called traffic lights) to which certain framework procedures, activities and anti-epidemic measures of the public health protection authorities are related.
Alert levels in the field of public health protection determine the scope of key anti-epidemic measures, which are essential to limit the outbreak and further spread of COVID-19, based on defined levels of disease transmission caused by the novel coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Press release

As of Monday, Sweden will be among the countries with a low risk of infection

The Ministry of Health has updated the list of EU countries on the basis of evaluation of the epidemiological situation using available data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Effective from Monday 27 July, Sweden will be classified as a country with a low risk of infection by covid-19. Citizens arriving in the Czech Republic from this country no longer have to submit a negative test for covid-19. However, new rules will apply to foreign workers from Sweden and Luxembourg. Press release

Employers will be obliged to require a negative COVID-19 test from selected foreign workers

Upon evaluation of the epidemiological situation from the available data of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Ministry of Health has updated the list of EU countries, of which only Sweden still remains in the red. Newly, a COVID-19 test will be required for workers from Bulgaria, Romania, Portugal and most non-EU countries. Press release