Monday news summary

Covid update

On Sunday, there were 1,887 Covid-19 cases in the Czech Republic, the least since the 5th of October. Compared to last Sunday, the number is fifty percent smaller. At the weekend, however, less testing is usually performed and the number of tests performed has decreased throughout the past week.

Anti-epidemic score will be presented every day

From Monday, the Ministry of Health will start publishing risk scores of the new anti-epidemic system (PES) every day, according to which anti-coronavirus measures can start to be released. If the number remains below 75 by Wednesday, the health ministry will propose to the government to reduce the measures from the fifth, strictest purple level to the fourth red. It could then apply from next Monday.

The new website is to be found HERE.


Map of Europe is getting red

From today, Cyprus, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany and Sweden will be coloured red at the traffic lights coronavirus map. Ireland will be ranked orange. For travelling from the red countries, people need a test or quarantine. Specific information about travelling to and from different countries can be found HERE.

Online demonstration

The Million Moments Society is holding an online demonstration in the early evening today to draw attention to the cases of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO). According to the organizers, Czech society is also facing not only a political crisis, but also an epidemic crisis and must come together. The program will be broadcasted from the Lucerna Music Bar in Prague on Facebook and YouTube.