Government approves new Ministry of Health measures

The government has approved an extraordinary measure of the Ministry of Health in response to the unfavorable epidemic situation.     In view of the worsening epidemic situation in connection with the COVID-19 disease, the Ministry of Health has proceeded to establish conditions allowing visits to persons in shelters starting from 29 November. These are facilities...

Government approves regular testing of employees and self-employed persons and introduction of allowance for crisis care and quarantine

At an extraordinary meeting on Friday, 19 November 2021, Andrej Babiš’s outgoing government approved an extraordinary measure of the Ministry of Health introducing the regular testing of employees and self-employed persons (that does not apply to persons who have completed vaccination), as well as draft bills on the provision of a nursing allowance and an...

Germany, Denmark, Lichtenstein, Iceland and Andorra will be in the dark red according to the risk of contagion. Romania, the Canary Islands and Madeira 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). The list will take effect on Monday, 22 November. Germany, Denmark, Lichtenstein, Iceland and Andorra will now be in the dark red category....

Hungary, the Netherlands and Greece to be included in the dark red category ranked according to risk of contagion. Andorra and the Balearic Islands 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). The list will take effect on Monday, 15 November. Hungary, the Netherlands and Greece will now be included in the dark red category. Andorra...

Starting Monday, university students will wear respirators during classes, and unvaccinated hospital workers will be required to get tested once a week

In response to the unfavorable epidemic situation, the government approved new anti-epidemic measures at its meeting.  From 15 November, university students will be obliged to wear respirators even during classes.  From the same date, the testing of unvaccinated workers in hospitals and other inpatient facilities will also be mandatory, at one-week intervals.  There is also...

The Ministry of Health has simplified protective measures and has cancelled the obligation to undergo self-isolation upon return from abroad

With effect from Wednesday 27 October, the Ministry of Health is issuing a new protective measure regulating the conditions for returning from abroad. Returns from red and dark red countries will no longer require self-isolation. However, you are still required to fill out an arrival form, take a test and wear a respirator when you...