Czech government to impose mandatory Covid-19 antigen tests for employees

Cristian Hatis 1 Min Read

Czech government has ordered that all staff of all medium and large companies in the country to be tested for the new coronavirus. DPA reports.

Thus, 2.1 million employees will have to be tested at least once in the next two weeks, after which test intervals of one week will apply.

The decision does not apply to companies with 50 employees or less.

Testing is mandatory for all employees and the cost of antigen tests will be paid from health insurance, but alternatively it will be possible to use self-tests, which will be subsidized.

Companies face drastic fines if they do not comply with this measure.

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