Masaryk University traffic-light system will turn yellow on Monday
Due to the current epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic, the Crisis Board of Masaryk University decided that the university traffic-light system would turn yellow starting Monday, 21 September. From Monday, the public is forbidden to enter all MU buildings and all in-person teaching for more than 50 people will be only in online mode.
The announcement of current risk alert is always visibly placed at the entrances to the buildings and at other places inside the buildings. The information is also continuously updated at the Masaryk University website and the faculties' websites. Deans of individual MU faculty or the heads of departments may declare a higher alert level than the university-wide level due to the increased incidence of the disease in the building.
The university began working on the traffic-light system and procedure for announcing a new colour before the summer holidays, i. e. the use of risk levels, which was applied from 2 September.
The yellow level of risk also recommends closing computer study rooms and indoor sports grounds. Additionally, it recommends ordering home office to employees or ensuring their rotation at the workplaces. It is also recommended to limit the number of people in the laboratories and all trainings can only take place online.
As of Friday 18 September, the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic has also ordered that all university students must wear facemasks in the common areas of universities and during in-person classes.
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.