Facemasks are mandatory in common places of MU buildings
The Ministry of Health is responding to the epidemiological situation. As of Thursday, 10 September, it is mandatory to wear facemasks in all indoor places and in the common areas of schools and universities. The nationwide obligation to wear facemasks in public transport continues to apply.
Facemasks are mandatory outside the residence or place of accommodation (f.e. hotel room). In the case of school buildings, school facilities and university buildings, the obligation only applies to the common places of these buildings, such as corridors and toilets. Exceptions to the obligation to wear a facemask are, for example, children under the age of two, children and teachers in kindergartens, hospitalized patients, persons performing the author's work, moderators, athletes during training or competition, and others. All exceptions are listed in an emergency measure of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic (in Czech only).
Government tightens restrictions, 9 p.m. curfew goes into effect Wednesday
The Czech government has once again tightened restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Effective 28 October a curfew will be in place from 9 p.m until 5 a.m. There are exceptions for people travelling to work or seeking urgent medical care.
Brno Immigration office (MOI) is currently open only for clients with an appointment
Due to the current epidemical situation, the Department for Asylum and Migration Policy (MOI) in Brno is opened only for clients with an appointment. This measure is effective from 22 October until further notice. Without a prior appointment, access to offices will not be allowed. Existing appointments remain valid.
Canteens still operate except for Academic restaurant on campus
MU canteens still operate for students and employees in compliance with governmental measures, however canteens are closed to the public. One exception is the Academic restaurant located in Campus Square that is closed from 23 October until 3 November.
Government has limited free movement of people, shops and services are closed till 3 November
The Czech government has announced new measures in response to epidemical situation in the Czech Republic. The new measures will be effective from Thursday 22 October and will be in place until Tuesday 3 November 2020.