About fifteen percent of people checked by police and hygienists on Saturday night in bars, dance clubs in Prague breached anti-epidemic measures, the website of the Prague Hygiene Office reports.
They checked about 170 people, 24 of whom were fined on the spot for a total of 12,000 CZK.
Police and hygienists performed five inspections. “They primarily focused on controlling nightclubs, music and dance clubs in the center of the metropolis,” said hygienists.
The report states that the main rules being breached included failing to show evidence of being tested or vaccinated and not upholding social distancing rules.
Upon entry, it is necessary to prove you were fully vaccinated at least 14 days beforehand, submit a negative test, or to proof you have recovered from Coronavirus in the preceding 180 days.
Police officers also came across violations regarding the ban on dancing, and for not upholding social distancing rules.
In some places, there was also a lack of disinfectants for customers.
Current rules for restaurants and other culinary establishments:
At each table, only four guests can be seated. More guests are allowed to be seated at a table with 10 or more seats. Spacing of 1.5 meters between groups is mandatory. Wearing respirators is required when not eating.
Guests have to show either a negative test for coronavirus, a vaccination certificate, or a document on having undergone Covid-19.
Moreover, the operator must not allow a greater number of customers into the indoor premises of the establishment than the number of seats available to customers in the indoor premises of the establishment; the operator is obliged to keep a written record of the current number of seats for customers.
Finally, customers must be provided with disinfectant at the entrance.