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Czech Republic to gradually ease coronavirus restrictions

Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 7, 2020
The Czech government on Monday decided to gradually ease the measures adopted recently for the prevention of the rapid spread of coronavirus.
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Starting from Tuesday, running and cycling in open areas will be allowed without a mask.

Topics: Czech coronavirus

Previously, people were asked to put on masks whenever they go outside, according to a government release.

From Thursday, people will be able to visit hobby markets, hardware stores, building materials and bicycle shops.

However, all retailers, newly and formerly licensed, will have to comply with stricter hygiene measures, for example, they will have to ensure at least 2 meters between customers and provide disinfectants and gloves.

Since mid March, nearly all shops were closed except for the supermarkets and pharmacies in the country.

In addition, from April 14, the current ban on traveling from the Czech Republic will be slightly lifted, said the government.

In addition to peddlers and other people who are already exempt from the ban, people who prove that traveling abroad is necessary, whether for work or private reasons, will be able to leave the country.

They will have to go through a health check and quarantine when returning, according to the release.