Vaccination against COVID-19 works. So far, only 0.06% of people have contracted the disease two weeks after having received the second dose

Data held by the Ministry of Health and the Institute of Health Information and Statistics shows that vaccination against COVID-19 is very effective in protecting people against subsequently contracting the disease, in particular against a severe course of the disease. Only 4,030 cases of infection have so far been registered after the application of the...

Vaccination sites open for new vaccine seekers without prior registration

From Monday, 12 July, vaccination without prior registration will start at two pilot vaccination centres, namely on the premises of the Westfield Chodov shopping centre and at the Central Railway Station in Prague. Those interested in vaccination who are not yet registered for an appointment can come to these vaccination centres at any time during...

Czechs vaccinated in third countries can present Czech EU COVID certificates

As of Monday 12 July, the Ministry of Health will also allow persons vaccinated in third countries to obtain an EU COVID certificate.  The condition is that they are vaccinated with a vaccine corresponding to vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency. “We want to ensure that Czech citizens vaccinated in third countries with one...

The Ministry of Health has updated the worldwide traffic light system, Cyprus, Portugal and the Balearic Islands are now in the red category

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, 12 July. The traffic light system regulates the categories of countries to which respective anti-epidemic measures apply...

Government approves plan for September COVID-19 testing at schools

The Ministry of Health, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, has prepared a plan for the widespread testing for COVID-19 at schools when pupils return to the classrooms in the autumn. Pupils will face three antigen tests within a few days of each other.  The plan was approved by the government at its session...

The Cabinet today approved a number of important measures, including mandatory discriminatory PCR testing of every positive sample and Czech certificates for people vaccinated in third countries

At its session today, the government approved a proposal from the Ministry of Health that will make it mandatory for laboratories to perform discriminatory PCR testing of every positive PCR test result. The obligation to wear a respirator outside will now remain only at larger mass events. Also new are the rules on the procedure...

The Ministry of Health has updated the worldwide traffic light system, the Canary Islands are now in the red category

The Ministry of Health has updated the list of countries ranked by risk of contagion on the basis of available data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The traffic light system regulates the categories of countries to which respective anti-epidemic measures apply when returning to the Czech Republic. As of Monday, 28...

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