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The Czech Ministry of Health decided to reintroduce wearing face masks in all indoor public spaces. They react to the fact that the number of people infected with coronavirus is growing with worrying speed in the Czech Republic. Since the situation is serious in the whole country, this will apply nationwide and not only in the worst-hit districts and cities such as Prague or the Hodonín district.
The number of people newly infected with COVID-19 in the Czech Republic has been growing rapidly during the last couple of weeks. In response to this, hygienists decided to make wearing face masks mandatory in more places in Prague, where they have experienced the biggest spike in cases. Stricter countermeasures may follow in the next few weeks all over the country depending on the situation.
Olomouc is starting to build a system of smart traffic management at busy intersections. A coordinated move should lead to smoother transport. The new traffic management concerns multiple intersections that were very busy and in dire need of reconstruction. Besides car drivers, it’s also going to influence public transport as well.
Despite many people’s original expectations that the pandemic situation would improve during summer, the number of new cases has been growing since most countermeasures were released. This and the fact that many experts are worried about the situation further worsening in autumn has led to some countermeasures being (re)introduced again in the Czech Republic. Some of them, like wearing face masks, were reintroduced nationwide while other countermeasures were reintroduced only in some regions.
While the coronavirus has not yet fully disappeared, European governments are already releasing most of the restrictions previously put in place to stop the disease from spreading rapidly and minimize the pandemic impact. Life in the Czech Republic has mostly returned to normal, however, there are still some changes that have to be made for the situation to be the same as it was before the pandemic.
Some of us go abroad for studying, working or perhaps when following our life partner to their homeland. Some of us like to travel far and long to discover unfamiliar corners of the world. Reasons for leaving a home country are many but they all have connecting elements, not all of them necessarily being pleasant and commonly talked about – cultural shock, loneliness, even depression can hit once you root yourself out of the familiar land and try to plant yourself in a new geographical and cultural environment.
In the last couple of weeks, we have released articles about changes regarding the coronavirus pandemic. As changes are constantly being made to the gradual lifting of the previously introduced restrictions, it is difficult to stay up to date with the most recent news, which is why we made this summary in which you’ll find all the important information plus some other news.
With a new semester changes in public transportation in Brno come: there’s a renewed transit stop at Domeq. As some of you may know, Dornych street had been closed for reconstruction for nearly two years but now it’s finally open! Thus a new bus stop replaced the old one which used to be strictly for trams: the stop is called Kovařská and it’s situated way closer to Domeq than any other.