Info Coronavirus – state of emergency
The Czech government has declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus epidemic, as reported by Aktualne.cz
Pubs and restaurants will be closed as of Friday after 8pm. Gyms, swimming pools, and other sports facilities, clubs, galleries, and libraries will also be closed as well as eateries in shopping malls.
The government forbids Czech citizens to travel Italy, Austria, Germany, China, Iran and South Korea.
Foreigners from high-risk countries will be banned from entering the country and Czech nationals will be prohibited from travelling to high-risk destinations.
Foreigners will not be able to enter the Czech Republic from Germany and Austria.
In addition, the Czech police are now being deployed to check whether people who have been ordered into quarantine are staying indoors. Among the more than 1,000 people quarantined are two Czech senators who recently undertook a trip to Italy.
The state of emergency will last 30 days.
1. with effect from 13 March 2020 at 18.00 pm theatre, music, film and other artistic performances, sports, cultural, religious, dance, exhibitions, festivals, pilgrimages, shows, markets, fairs, educational events, both public and private, with a participation of more than 10 persons at the same time, can be prohibited. This measure does not apply to meetings of constitutional bodies, public authorities, courts and other public or private persons (eg the general meeting of a public limited company)
2. with effect from 13 March 2020, from 8 pm, public presence between 8 pm and 8 am in food establishments.
3. with effect from 13 March 2020 at 8 pm could be banned the public in sports facilities, gyms, natural and artificial swimming pools, solariums, saunas, wellness services, music and social clubs, entertainment facilities, public libraries, and gallery.