One question on everyone’s quarantined mind right now is: How long will the coronavirus crisis last? And when will life in the Czech Republic go back to “normal”?
Life “back to normal” by the end of May or June, says PM
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Thursday provided some – hypothetical – elements of answer, while saying he was “optimistic” about the situation in the Czech Republic which fared much better than most European countries in preventing the spread of the virus.
In an interview with local outlet Blesk.cz, the Premier said that life could return to normal in the Czech Republic at the end of May or beginning of June. He also praised the work and dedication of the Central Crisis Staff.
According to the current estimates, the coronavirus, or Covid-19, epidemic is expected to peak at the end of April. At that time, the Czech Republic is expected to have between 10,000 and 15,000 confirmed cases of infection.
Prime Minister Babis, whose government is expected to prolong the state of emergency by 30 days, added that they could introduce the first easing of restrictions by mid-April, after the Easter holidays.
First easing of restrictions could come after Easter