Czechia has dropped all the COVID-19 restrictions for travelers; eased restrictions have been effected from April 9, 2022 (Saturday).
As per the latest announcement, all travelers can enter the country without any restriction.
The Health Ministry of the Czech Republic has announced the change in the COVID-19 protocol through the most recent press release. According to the press release, the country would not follow the color-coded system; this means that travelers worldwide can enter the country regardless of any country.
“The Ministry of Health repealed the existing protective measures with regard to the current epidemiological situation in the Czech Republic and abroad. All persons can now arrive in the Czech Republic without any restrictions, regardless of whether they are travelling from a non-EU country or from the European Union,” the statement of the Ministry informed.
As per the official statement, there is no compulsory rule to show the COVID-19 proof upon arrival to the country. After April 9, everyone, either vaccinated or unvaccinated, can travel in the country without any additional rules.
The Health Ministry has informed that these decisions were taken after the COVID-19 situation in the country was under control. As per the data shared by the World Health Organisation (WHO), as of April 9, 2022, Czechia has reported around 33,745 new COVID infections in the last seven days.
Besides Czechia, many other countries included in European Union (EU)/European Economic Area countries have also abolished the COVID restrictions. These countries are Denmark, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, and Sweden.