Blatný: Behaviour over Easter could influence return to schools

The minister of health, Jan Blatný, says that how people behave over the Easter weekend with regard to Covid measures may influence a planned return to schools. Mr. Blatný said if Czechs “broke free from their chains” over the holiday and failed to respect restrictions it might happen that schools would reopen on April 12 and then close again just a week later, as the epidemiological situation would deteriorate again.

The minister’s words came after a couple of sunny days when many gathered in parks and elsewhere and failed to adhere to a rule requiring people to wear respirators and a ban on drinking alcohol in public.

Author: Ian Willoughby