(ČIA) At its extraordinary meeting, the outgoing government of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) has declared a state of emergency in the Czech Republic. It should be valid for 30 days starting from midnight, November 25, 2021. At the same time, the government approved stricter measures. For instance, restaurants, bars and clubs will have to close at 10 PM. Alcohol consumption in public will be banned, and so will Christmas markets, except for the sale of Christmas trees and fish. At most 1,000 people will be allowed to attend mass culture and sports events, while there will be up to 100 attendees for social events.