Czech Post limits opening hours. As of tomorrow, all its post offices will close down at 4 pm.
Between 10 am and 12 pm (midday), they will be open for the elderly over 65 years of age only. Post offices also cancel their weekend working hours.
At the same time, the Czech Post is asking the public to visit its offices only in the most urgent cases.
Česká pošta runs 3,200 branches, with 124 closed to Prague city center. On Tuesday, the management announced that one employee at Prague’s headquarters in Politických vězňů Street had been affected by the coronavirus.
Moreover, as of Thursday, March 19, 2020, Czech Post suspend the shipments to China, Israel, Iran, South Korea, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Cyprus, and Georgia.
Today the Czech government has approved a ban on going out anywhere in public while not wearing a surgical mask or covering one’s nose and mouth with a scarf.
The measure is due to come into effect from midnight on Wednesday. There is a fine of up to 20,000 Kc for violations.
As of Wednesday at 2 pm there were 464 registered cases of Covid-19 in the Czech Republic. Three people are in a serious condition and three have recovered.
Over 1,300 tests have been conducted to date.