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on current situation and measures
in relation to the COVID-19 disease outbreak

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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.

News from Brno

Tenants of City-owned non-residental premises can apply for rent waiver until the mid of August

Not only enterpreneurs, who meet condition of the government’s relief programme ”Covid – Nájemné“ [“COVID – Rent”], but also other entities can apply for rent waiver of non-residential premises. This applies to City-owned premises (not entrusted to city districts) or its subsidiary companies. Procedure of the whole process has been already approved by Brno City Councillors. Applications will be accepted by 14 August. Full instructions including the relevant form can be found here (in Czech only).

Call for hoteliers: Apply for privileged BRNOPAS

The City of Brno and TIC have prepared a call for hotels and other collective accommodation facilities in the framework of tourism support. 7,000 privileged 3-day BRNOPAS cards will be distributed among involved entities (for a price of CZK 100, while regular price is CZK 490). More information (in Czech language only) can be found here.

ID cards expired during state of emergency are invalid; driving licences validity prolonged

Documents that expired during the state of emergency could be used as valid ones then. While this measure ended together with the state of emergency in case of ID cards, there is an EU regulation for driving licences which automatically extends their validity with seven months. It is necessary to apply for a new ID card which expired during the state of emergency as soon as possible. The reservation system for the Administrative Activities Department can be found here (page in Czech language only). You will be treated without a reservation as well – then you need to count with a possible waiting time. The situation is different with traffic-related documents. The EU regulations says that validity of periodic trainings,…
Governmental regulations

UPDATED: 27 July 2020, 9:43

  • Since 25 July people have been obliged  to wear a face mask or another covering of nose and mouth at all organized indoor mass events of more than 100 people. This means organized music, social, cultural or sports events. This measure applies also to private events such as weddings and funerals. This measure does NOT apply to shops, restaurants or public transport. 
  • Events up to 1,000 people are allowed; with indoor events limited to 500 people. Mass events held in premises with separated sectors (e.g. sports stadium sectors): up to five sectors for 1,000 people each (i.e. altogether 5,000 people) can be open at a time; in case of indoor events the number is limited to 500 people for each sector (i.e. max. 2,500 people). The sectors need to have their own entrances, participants cannot move from one sector to another and they should keep the 1.5-metre distance from each other.
  • When travelling from most EU countries, people do not have to have a negative COVID-19 test when crossing the Czech borders, neither they have to undergo a quarantine. The list of countries to be updated on a weekly basis can be found at the Ministry of Health website. Please watch also conditions for entering the destination country, e. g. at the Ministry of Interior website.