The daily updated overview of corona loosening
Last updated on 18. September 2020

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Question Answer
When will childcare be available again? The daycare centres are fully open again.
When do the primary schools open? September 14 was the first day of school after the summer holidays. The lessons should take place in groups that are as fixed as possible, so that the students mix as little as possible. Additional school busses should ensure that the pupils do not sit too close together.
When do classes in secondary schools start? After the summer holidays, the pupils are to be taught regularly again. The prerequisite for this is that there will be no second wave of infection. The lessons should take place in groups that are as fixed as possible so that the pupils mix as little as possible. On the school grounds and in buildings of the secondary schools, masks will be compulsory, but not in class.
When do educational institutions open? Please refer to the homepage of your respective educational institution.
When does my university or college open? 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.
When can I see the doctor again? Doctors recommend that preventive medical checkups continue to be carried out.
What do I have to pay attention to in contact with people? In public, 20 people from several households may meet. Hygiene and distance rules must be observed. A maximum of 100 people may meet at private events. For private events with no more than 100 participants, a written hygiene concept must be available.
When do sports clubs and sports fields open? 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 cultural events are possible? Museums, theatres, cinemas and leisure parks are allowed to open again.
When are hotels and restaurants open again? Dining establishments, hotels, holiday apartments, bars and pubs may open in compliance with the hygiene regulations.
When do major events start? Since 1 August, a number of participants of up to 500 people is permitted at conferences and congresses, and since 1 September, trade fairs with more than 500 people are to be permitted again. Large events such as public festivals will remain prohibited until at least the end of the year.
What restrictions are there on 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.
When can I visit relatives in hospitals and nursing homes again? Visits are again permitted in hospitals as well as old people's and nursing homes.
When are churches open again? In Baden-Württemberg, church services may be celebrated again.
Do children have to stay at home when they have 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.