Coronavirus: The Czech Government’s Plans For Releasing Some of the Restrictions

With the numbers of new people infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 slowly decreasing, the Czech government announced new plans for opening some of the shops, services and institutions that were previously closed because of the pandemic. These plans were introduced to the public at a press conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. It is, however, still just a draft version which means that certain dates can be shifted depending on the situation. 

Coronavirus: Main Changes In Arrivals to the Czech Republic from April 14

As the pandemic situation in the Czech Republic is constantly changing and the numbers of new people infected with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 are slowly decreasing, the Czech government is gradually releasing some of the restrictions it has put in place in the previous weeks. Among them, for example, the restrictions on traveling from and to the Czech Republic.

Czechia in a State of Emergency: From April 6, 2020 EU Citizens Will Need a Residence Permit to Return to the Country

The Czech Republic continues fighting the coronavirus pandemic by staying in a state of emergency. It was declared by the Czech government on March 12, 2020, and this brought adjustments to the immigration policy of the country as well. Now, there are new measures coming into effect concerning foreign employees and students from the European Union.

Coronavirus: How to Handle Anxiety

On one hand, we can’t simply ignore the present alarming situation and keep going like nothing is happening. On the other hand, we for sure shouldn’t fall into the other extreme and succumb to stress and anxiety. Inevitably, the recent events trigger anxiety in all of us, no matter how emotionally and psychically stable we (think we) are. We are outside of our comfort zones, mentally strained, unsure and wary of things to come. Therefore, it is of highest importance for us to brace ourselves with patience, discipline and kindness.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic XIII: Services for Expats Provided during the State of Emergency

During the current state of emergency in the Czech Republic, there are many expats and foreign students who are still in need of solving immigration and accommodation issues. Even under unwanted pressure, Foreigners are trying to ensure that all processes and requests of help from clients are running as smoothly as possible.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic XI: Mandatory Facemasks and Shopping Times for the Elderly

The numbers of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) are still growing in the Czech Republic. This fact has led to the government of the country approving the nationwide mandatory use of facemasks in public places starting on Wednesday, 12:00 AM, March 19. 

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic IX: MOI Offices Operating Limited from March, 16, 2020

In connection with the state of the emergency in the Czech Republic and the prevention of coronavirus, the activities at the offices of the Ministry of the Interior dealing with foreigners’ residence permits will be limited from 16 March 2020.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic VIII: Restaurants, Bars & Stores Are Closed for the Next Ten Days

Due to a current situation regarding spreading coronavirus around Europe, the government of the Czech Republic decided to take stringent measures which come into effect as of today, March 14, 2020. According to the information provided on 14.03.2020 there are 189 infected people in the Czech Republic.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic VII: Traveling from March 16, 2020

From Monday 0:00 AM, March 16, no tourists will be allowed to enter the country, even if they arrive from safe countries. That means that all foreigners who need to get into the Czech Republic but don’t have a residence permit, have to return by this time.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic VI: Traveling from March 13 to March 16, 2020

The Czech government declared a state of emergency and it is only natural that the latest countermeasures regarding the coronavirus pandemic left many foreigners scared. Often even the Czech citizens themselves struggle to make sense of the recent regulations. There are, however, two important dates you should keep in your mind: March 13 and March 16.