Information on current rules for entering the Czech Republic, RT-PCR test obligation and entry to university/workplace

9 Sep 2020 Iva Tůmová

Citizens of risk countries

Citizens of risk countries (i.e. countries which are not on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here) are obliged immediately after entering the Czech Republic, to notify this fact to Reginal Hygiene Station, and undergo an RT-PCR test for the presence of SARS CoV-2 on the territory of Czech Republic, at their own expense, and report the result within 72 hours after arrival to Regional Hygiene station and to university/employer. Until the negative result of the RT-PCR test they are denied access to university/workplace. They will be allowed to enter university/workplace only after receiving a negative test result. Citizens from high-risk countries are obliged to undergo a second RT-PCR test after 14 days and they report the result to university/employer.

All citizens of high-risk countries after entering the Czech Republic have a limited free movement with exception of necessary journeys to university/workplace, to arrange necessary official matters and essential life needs, and are obliged to wear a face mask.

Positive test result needs to be reported to Regional Hygiene Station, which will decide about quarantine measures. At the same time, the university/workplace must be notified, and in case of accommodation at the dormitories, also the dormitories management.


Czech citizens, EU citizens

Czech citizens, EU citizens (i.e. countries which are on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here), or citizens of other countries with valid residence permit in a EU country, who stayed for more than 12 hours in the last 14 days in the territory of risk countries (i.e. countries which are not on the list with a low risk of COVID-19 incidence issued by the Ministry of Health here) are obliged immediately after entering the Czech Republic, to notify this fact to Reginal Hygiene Station, and undergo an RT-PCR test for the presence of SARS CoV-2 on the territory of Czech Republic, at their own expense, and report the result within 72 hours after arrival to Regional Hygiene station and to university/employer. Until the negative result of the RT-PCR test they are denied access to university/workplace. They will be allowed to enter university/workplace only after receiving a negative test result.

These persons have limited free movement and are obliged to wear a face mask until receiving the negative test result.

Positive test result needs to be reported to Regional Hygiene Station, which will decide about quarantine measures. At the same time, the university/workplace must be notified, and in case of accommodation at the dormitories, also the dormitories management.


Reporting test results to Regional Hygiene Station:

Citizens coming from risk countries must report to the regional hygienic station immediately after arrival by sending an email to pendleri@khsbrno.cz, and then at the same address report the result of the first test within 72 hours after arrival. 

the email must include:

name

surname

date of birth

permanent address (India)

address in Brno – dorms

phone number

email address

date of arrival to Czech Republic


Reporting test results to the university:

Students report the test result to relevant study department and insert a scanned copy of the result into IS application.

Employees report the test result to relevant personnel department at their workplace.


List of COVID-19 testing centres (in Czech only) https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/seznam-odberovych-center/ 

Testing place at Václav Havel Airport in Prague: https://www.prg.aero/en/testing-covid-19  

List of COVID-19 testing centres in Brno


Preventive measure of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic valid from 25 August 2020

https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/190_PM_state-borders-from-25-August_24082020.pdf


MU tool for understanding the steps to take after arrival to thE Czech Republic

https://czs.muni.cz/en/coronavirus

The most up-to-date regulations concerning conditions of entry of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/coronavirus-information-of-moi.aspx


Please check and follow current information and precautions connected to Covid-19 at Masaryk University

https://www.em.muni.cz/en/news/13210-masaryk-university-to-implement-coronavirus-traffic-light-alert-system


Accomodation in MU halls of residence 


Positive test result and quarantine  

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