In order for you to know what to expect in restaurants, bars and other establishments, we have written measures and rules of conduct for you.
Rules in Restaurants, Bars and Other Public Catering Establishments
Public catering facilities (restaurants, pubs, cafés, etc.) may serve beverages and food only outdoors (e.g. on a terrace) or to pack them for a take-away. Opening hours of public catering facilities will be limited as until now, e.g. until 10 PM. The requirement for disinfection at the entrance to the establishment and covering the nose and mouth with a mask at the entrance to a restaurant must still be observed. There is an obligation for all employees and those who come into contact with customers to wear a mask.
Rules in Theatres, Cinemas, Museums and Other Cultural Institutions
Closure of places for theatrical, musical, movie and other art performances, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, saunas, water parks, gyms and wellness centres.
Rules for Cultural and Mass Sporting Events
The Public Health Authority banned any and all public events of cultural, sport, social and/or other nature. All public events are forbidden (except for weddings, baptisms and funerals, with a limitation of one person per 15 square meters indoors and 2-metre distance outdoors, the number of participants is not limited.
The exception will also be applicable for professional league games (football, ice hockey, volleyball, basketball, handball – First League), however, without spectators, and the players will be regularly tested for COVID-19.
Another exception is applicable for gatherings organised pursuant to law (municipal councils, national parliament gatherings, courts), provided that the established pandemic measures are met.
In shops and other businesses the requirement for 15 m² per person, disinfection upon entering the premises and covering the nose and mouth with a mask must be observed. The obligation to wear a mask applies to employees and everyone who comes into contact with customers. Advice to consider a body temperature measurement at entrances to shopping malls. Dedicated shopping hours at grocery stores and drug stores for older people from 9 to 11 A M – shopping is also permitted outside of these hours, however, using these dedicated times is strongly advised.