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Last updated on 27. November 2020

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Baden-Württemberg

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What are the rules for day care centres? The day care centres are fully open. However, the children have to be looked after in fixed groups and the amount of care may fall short of the usual times. Carers must maintain a distance of at least 1.5 metres from other adults present in the facility. The decision as to whether a child can return to the facility after illness is made by the management. Regular airing is necessary. Kindergartens are allowed to take groups on a walk in the forest or similar activities. The same applies to schools and other social institutions.
What rules apply to primary schools? The schools are in normal operation. Lessons should take place in groups that are as fixed as possible, so that the students mix as little as possible. Additional school buses should ensure that the pupils do not sit too close together. Regular shock ventilation is necessary. Kindergartens are allowed to take groups on a walk in the forest or similar. The same applies to schools and other social institutions. Children in one class may go to school together.
What rules apply to secondary schools? The schools are in normal operation. Lessons should take place in groups that are as fixed as possible, so that the students mix as little as possible. Regular shock airing is necessary. Additional school buses should ensure that the pupils do not sit too close together. Since 19 October, pupils from the fifth grade onwards are obliged to wear masks in class. According to the Ministry of Education, this requirement applies from a nationwide 7-day incidence of over 35. Kindergartens are allowed to take groups on a walk in the woods or similar activities. The same applies to schools and other social institutions. Children in one class may attend school together.
What rules apply to educational institutions? Please refer to the homepage of your respective educational institution.
What rules apply to universities & universities of applied sciences? The universities are only open for necessary attendance. In the winter semester 2020/2021, lectures at universities and universities of applied sciences are to begin uniformly on 1 November 2020. Further information on attendance seminars and digital lectures is available from your university/college.
What are the rules for visiting the doctor? Doctors recommend that preventive medical checkups continue to be carried out.
What rules apply in contact with people? From now on, the stay in public is limited to members of one's own and another household, to a maximum number of 10 persons. All citizens are required to reduce their contacts with other people (outside their own household) to an absolutely necessary minimum. Parents living separately are allowed to see and visit their children. Relatives with visiting rights of children or for a visit to a doctor or hospital may enter. Private travel and visits to relatives should otherwise be avoided if possible. Tourist day trips should also be avoided. Distance and hygiene rules must be observed. If the rules of hygiene cannot be observed in public, e.g. on public transport, everyday masks must be worn.
What rules apply to sporting activities? Public sports facilities/sports grounds may reopen, even in closed rooms, e.g. fitness studios and dance schools. Sports clubs are also allowed to train in halls again. Open-air pools and bathing lakes may be opened under certain conditions.
What rules apply to cultural events? Leisure facilities will be closed for November, including theatres and concert halls, cinemas, amusement parks, swimming and fun pools. Public and academic libraries may remain open under hygiene conditions. Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. Wholesale and retail trade remain open under increased hygiene requirements.
What rules apply to hotel and restaurant visits? Restaurants, hotels, holiday apartments, bars and pubs are open in compliance with the hygiene regulations. The ban on accommodation has been suspended by the Administrative Court.
What rules apply to major events? Public events with up to 100 people are permitted. Large events such as public festivals remain prohibited until at least the end of the year.
What rules apply to local and long-distance transport? The mask obligation applies in public transport. Deutsche Bahn recommends that you inform yourself about the connection and rail replacement services before you start your journey.
What rules apply in hospitals and nursing homes? Visits are again permitted in hospitals as well as old people's and nursing homes.
What are the rules for visiting places of worship? In Baden-Württemberg, church services may be celebrated again.
What rules apply to children with cold symptoms? Children with a slight cold or cough are allowed to go to school or daycare. Children who are clearly ill (fever, dry cough) must stay at home. If their state of health continues to deteriorate, please call a pediatrician or pediatrician. He/she will decide whether a Covid test is necessary.