Events For Up to 300 People To Be Allowed From May 25th, But Pubs Must Close at 11pm

Bars and restaurants must be closed between 11pm and 6am when they reopen on May 25th, apart from takeaway windows. Health Minister Adam Vojtěch (ANO) also announced that indoor and outdoor events for up to 300 people would be permitted from May 25th. Photo credit:

Czech Rep., May 15 (BD) – From May 25th, restaurants and pubs will be fully open, as will swimming pools, saunas, castles and chateaux. According to Vojtech, summer camps will open from June 27th, with a provisional maximum of 300 participants. “If the epidemiological situation continues to be favorable, the capacity of events will be extended to 500 people from June 8th and up to 1,000 people from June 22nd,” he added.

Pub Rules

Bars and restaurants will have to be closed between 11pm and 6am, apart from takeaway windows. According to government epidemiologist Rastislav Madar, customers will not have to wear masks when eating and drinking at their tables, but will at all other times when moving around the area. Staff should also wear masks. Disinfection must be provided for guests at the entrance, and tables must be disinfected between each group of customers.

“Customers must wear masks whenever they leave their table, and in all common areas,” said the Health Ministry, adding that contact between customers should be minimal, and restaurant staff should actively prevent customers from different tables gathering closer than the specified distance of two meters.

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