FFP2 Respirators Will Be Mandatory in Shops, Service Provision Outlets, Out-patient Healthcare Facilities and Public Transport From Thursday

The Ministry of Health, in response to unfavourable trends in the COVID-19 epidemic, has come up with an extraordinary anti-epidemic measure that, from Thursday, 25 February, stipulates for persons over 15 years of age the duty to wear a respirator without an exhalation valve with a filtration effectiveness of at least 95% in accordance with...

The epidemic situation in the Czech Republic is still unfavourable, the Czech government has restricted movement in the Cheb, Trutnov and Sokolov districts

The situation surrounding the COVID-19 disease in the Czech Republic is still critical.  The healthcare system is under immense strain. The situation is also significantly complicated by the incidence of the British coronavirus variant. Therefore, the government has restricted movement in the Cheb, Trutnov and Sokolov districts. “Unfortunately, I must repeat that the epidemic situation...

ECDC reacts to the incidence of new mutations of COVID-19, i.e. a new dark red category of countries is added to the travel traffic light system

In reaction to the findings of European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC), the European Council has agreed to intensify travel measures. As of 5 February, the traffic light system will have a new dark red category, which will include countries evaluated as high-risk. When returning from countries in the dark red category, it will be...

Vaccinating foreign nationals against COVID-19 in CZ

Foreign nationals who are either directly insured within the public health insurance system in the Czech Republic, or are entitled to full care or essential care in the country, can now register for vaccination using the policyholder number which they obtain from their Czech health insurance company. For other groups of foreigners who are citizens...

The government has made adjustments to the measures, and further restrictions on the use of hotel services or contacts will be ordered from Saturday

From Saturday 30 January, crisis measures aiming to limit the spread of the covid-19 epidemic will partially change in the Czech Republic. The government of Andrej Babiš agreed at this fact at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, 28 January 2021. The unfavourable development of the covid-19 epidemic and the threat of the spread of a...

Hungary and Austria to move to the orange category of countries

The Ministry of Health has updated the list of countries with a low risk of contagion on the basis of available data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). From Monday 25 January, Hungary and Austria will move to the orange category. Czech citizens will be able to travel from these countries...

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