The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic (MPO) is preparing a compensation program for all establishments that will be affected by measures to counter the spread of the pandemic resulting from PES level 5. This was stated by Minister Karel Havlíček (for ANO). Program COVID – Gastro will expand and will offer compensation among other things also to retail companies, cinemas, fitness and wellness centers. Compensation of wages and compensation of contributions for employees totaling 100 % also apply to all closed establishments. COVID – Rent continues. All affected entities can receive 100% support for October through December 2020. The self-employed can continue to use a compensation bonus of CZK 500/day.