Coronavirus Information for Prague and Czech Republic
In an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Prague and the Czech Republic, the government has declared a state of emergency.
The information on this page is tailored for tourists planning to visit the city.
|Last Updated: 09 April 2020
Coronavirus in Prague: Emergency Measures
Czech Republic has closed its borders.
Foreign nationals are not allowed to enter the country.
Tourists are allowed to leave. Czech people are allowed to leave and re-enter the country under certain circumstances.
Czech Republic is also
Free movement of people outside the home is forbidden; people can only go out to work, shop, excercise, visit medical facilities and visit family if necessary.
Coronavirus and Prague
Emergency Measures currently in force:
-People are required to wear a face mask or other mouth and nose protection outside their home at all times.
-Gatherings of more than two people are banned.
-People must keep a distance of 2 metres apart, unless they are members of the same household.
-Certain types of shops are open, including grocery stores, pharmacies, newsagents, garden centres, florists, pet shops and petrol stations.
But most shops remain closed.
-Shopping centres and markets are closed.
-Hotels are closed to new guests.
-Restaurants and pubs are closed.
-Sights, attractions and museums are closed.
-Sightseeing tours, walking tours and activities are suspended.
-River cruises are suspended.
-Entertainment and nightlife venues are closed.
-Concerts, music events, opera and theatre performances are cancelled.
-Indoor sports facilities and swimming pools are closed.
-Outdoor sports facilities are open.
-Cinemas and amusement facilities are closed.
-Events and exhibitions are suspended.
-Public transport is operating in holiday mode, except the Funicular which is closed.
-International rail and bus services are cancelled.
-Visa applications for tourists wishing to visit Prague are suspended.
-Prague Easter Markets are cancelled in 2020.
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