Since midnight on 17 March 2020 it is necessary to have covered mouth and nose in public transport in Prague.
Due to the higher number of infected hygienists, they closed 21 municipalities in the Olomouc region and Kynice in the Havlíčkův Brod region for at least 14 days.
As of Monday, the government has banned the free movement of people throughout the country, except for travel to work, for basic necessities, or to a doctor. The borders are closed.
Politicians urged citizens to cover their mouths and noses on the streets, but there is still a lack of drapes.
On Monday, the government recommended that seniors over 70 years old should not leave their homes during an emergency.
It has forbidden residents of retirement homes to leave these facilities.
Representatives of the government also said that the Prague-based Homolce Hospital and the St. Anne’s University Hospital in Brno will be prepared for patients with coronavirus within one to two weeks.
The Czech crown and the Prague Stock Exchange are responding to a slump, according to the Governor of the Czech National Bank, it is clear that a sharp economic downturn will occur.
The exact wording of the Government Resolution on Restrictions on the Movement of Persons, including all exceptions, can be found HERE. All crisis measures issued by the government so far can be read HERE.
Economic topics related to the coronavirus pandemic are monitored in a special online report here.
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