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Current statistics on the development of the COVID-19 epidemic in Brno and the South Moravian Region can be found here.

Christmas markets at Brno squares will open on 3 December

The stands at the Freedom Square, Dominican Square, Cabbage Market, Moravian Square, and by the Jošt statue will open on Thursday 3 December. The stands will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with no food or drinks for direct consumption on the spot. Craftworks, gifts, packed food, etc. will be for sale. There will be spacing between stands and hand sanitizers will be available. With regard to the fragile situation, organizers kindly ask all visitors to follow basic hygiene rules and to behave responsibly.

A new testing place for antigen tests at the exhibition centre

Since 16 November, there has been a new option to get a COVID-19 test in Brno. The Helping Hands NGO (Společnost Podané ruce) has opened a new testing place for antigen tests in the area of the exhibition centre. The place is accessible via the main entrance next to the Congress Centre for those coming on foot. If arriving by car, you may use the parking plot in front of the main gate. Further information as well as the reservation system can be found at (in Czech only). Currently the opening hours are scheduled from 8:00 to 18:00 on weekdays, from 8:00 to 13:00 on Saturdays, and Sundays according to demand. The test price is CZK 500. Antigen tests…

St. Anne’s Hospital has established a COVID-19 info centre

The St. Anne’s University Hospital (FNUSA) in Brno started the operation of a telephone information centre today. The need for the centre ensued from many questions on testing for COVID-19, evaluation of samples and sending of results. There are three employees at the FNUSA Information Centre, which is the official name of the new department, who will answer telephone questions from the public. People can get information on the possibilities of testing and on further procedures related to COVID-19 here and do not have to contact health care staff in laboratories and health care facilities so that they can deal with their own work. The telephone line 543 185 555 will be available between 7:00 and 19:00 on weekdays and…
Governmental regulations

UPDATED: 2 December 2020, 17:05

The Czech Republic is under a state of emergency till 12 December.

The Government eases some of the current regulations as of 23 November 0:01 a.m.  

On 3 December the Czech Republic enters the 3rd level of the PES anti-epidemic system (press release in Czech language). 

  • The curfew and bans of Sunday sale and consumption of alcohol in public spaces are cancelled. 
  • Newly, 10 people can gather indoor and 50 people outside.
  • Presence at weddings or registered partnership ceremonies or at funerals cannot exceed 30 people. Religious services can be attended by a number of people corresponding to max. 30% capacity of seats. 
  • All shops and services, including restaurants, casinos, sports grounds or swimming pools can be open under clearly given rules. Zoological gardens, museums and galleries open to public. Cableways and ski tows remain closed.
  • Amateur sports events can take place under strict measures and without public.
Public charitable collection of the City of Brno

The City of Brno has launched a public charitable collection. Collected funds will be used to make good damages and solve problems caused by the coronavirus. In the first instance, they will be used in the area of social care.