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With gyms still closed, how do you start getting in shape and ready for summer? Maybe you’re looking to lose some of that “lockdown weight” or just ready to start moving after months of snow and Netflix nights. Whatever your reason, you’re in luck – there are plenty of ways to exercise in Prague even during these crazy times! Outdoor Gyms No matter where in Prague you live, chances are you’ve seen an outdoor gym here or there at one point. Some are very basic, with just bars and steps that allow you to do pull-ups, dips, and lunges. Others, like the one in Rokytka (Prague 9), also have resistance machines and even some free weights. Here are a fewRead more.

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Prime Minister Andrej Babiš fired Jan Blatný who was the Minister of Health for the last five months, causing questions as to whether Blatný was removed from the cabinet because of his reluctance to use Sputnik V. Petr Arenberger, the director of the University Hospital in Královské Vinohrady, became the fourth Minister of Health since the beginning of the pandemic. President Miloš Zeman stated that Blatný’s removal from the office happened due to his negative attitude towards the Russian and Chinese COVID-19 vaccines. “It is good to realize that anyone who does this is harmful to the Czech Republic and bears shared responsibility for the the people who are dying because of the lack of vaccines and the slow vaccinationRead more.

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Zoos and botanical gardens will open from April 12, as confirmed by the Minister of Industry and Trade, Karel Havlíček. The Minister of the Interior Jan Hamáček suggested that stores, services, and outdoor gardens of restaurants might open by the end of April. However, the particular schedule is not settled yet.  Zoos and botanical gardens will be allowed to fill up 20 percent of their capacity. They have been closed since the end of December. Previously, the Prague Zoo reported huge losses in the budget, which will allow it to survive only until the end of April. Hamáček confirmed the Prime Minister’s words about the state of emergency: there’s no plan to extend it, and the ban on movement andRead more.