CORONAVIRUS – CURRENT DEVELOPMENT
LAST UPDATE: April 15, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
On April 12, 2021, the state of emergency in the Czech Republic ended and thus a number of measures related to its duration. Please see the most important of them below.
At midnight on April 11, the ban on travel between districts and the night curfew ended.
Nevertheless, it is still forbidden to meet more than one other person. However, up to 12 people are now allowed to do sports outdoors, in groups of 2, while maintaing the space of 10 meters between the groups.
From Monday, April 12, teaching at schools was partially restored:
- for primary school pupils (alternating between one week at home and one week at school);
- practical teaching at high schools;
- teaching in special schools;
- kindergartens for preschool children.
All students must be tested twice a week with non-invasive self-collection antigen tests.
From Monday, April 12, selected types of retail and services were opened, namely:
- stationery shops;
- children’s clothing and footwear shops;
- laundries, dry cleaners, locksmiths or car spare parts stores;
- farmers’ markets (still with certain restrictions).
Driving schools may also allow their students to take final exams. Some restrictions still need to be observed during training and testing. However, tests for coronavirus are not mandatory.
From April 12, zoological and botanical gardens will also be able to partially resume outdoor operations. However, they will be able to fill a maximum of one-fifth of their capacity.
An updated call for the COVID – Uncovered costs program was also published on April 13. Applications can be submitted from April 19, 2021 from 9:00, to July 19, 2021.