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Last updated on 18. September 2020

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Hamburg

Question Answer
When will childcare be available again? Kindergartens are back in "normal operation", at least in terms of childcare hours. Parents and educators must observe special hygiene regulations.
When do the primary schools open? All pupils in a class may again be taught together. The requirement of 1.5 metres distance between pupils for the school year 2020/21 at class or year level will be maintained for the time being. In certain situations there are exceptions for children of one grade level. The obligation to wear masks applies to the school grounds, but not to the lessons. All Hamburg teachers and other school employees can be tested on Corona several times free of charge.
When do classes in secondary schools start? All pupils in a class may again be taught together. The requirement of 1.5 metres distance between pupils for the school year 2020/21 at class or year level remains for the time being. In certain situations there are exceptions for children of one grade level. The obligation to wear masks applies to the school grounds, but not to the lessons. All Hamburg teachers and other school employees can be tested on Corona several times free of charge.
When do educational institutions open? Vocational qualifications are possible again in classroom teaching under certain conditions. Please ask the provider directly for the current status.
When does my university or college open? In the winter semester 2020/2021, lectures at universities and universities of applied sciences are to begin uniformly on November 1, 2020. Further information on attendance seminars and digital lectures is available from your university/college.
When can I see the doctor again? It is recommended that you continue to take preventive medical checkups.
What do I have to pay attention to in contact with people? In a private setting, up to 25 people can come together for celebrations - the number of households does not matter. At parties in rented rooms up to 50 people can come together. Meetings in public are limited to 10 people from any number of households.
When do sports clubs and sports fields open? Individual outdoor sports are permitted. Indoor and outdoor pools may open. Fitness studios and other indoor sports facilities may open again. Outdoor sports facilities may open as long as changing rooms and showers remain closed.
What cultural events are possible? Subject to conditions, events with up to 1000 participants outdoors and 650 participants indoors are again permitted.
When are hotels and restaurants open again? Restaurants are open. Hotels, holiday apartments and camping sites may accommodate guests.
When do major events start? In Hamburg, events with up to 1000 participants outdoors and 650 participants indoors are again permitted under certain conditions. Large events remain prohibited until the end of October.
What restrictions are there on local and long-distance transport? A mouth and nose cover must be worn on buses and trains. Boat and bus trips for tourist purposes are permitted.
When can I visit relatives in hospitals and nursing homes again? Visits to care facilities are permitted in visiting rooms or in outdoor areas.
When are churches open again? The city of Hamburg again permits church services under certain conditions.
Do children have to stay at home when they have cold symptoms? Children with a cold without additional signs of illness are allowed in the day care centre/school. In case of fever above 38 degrees and dry cough, please contact a doctor by telephone. This doctor will then decide whether a covid test is necessary. As a general rule, children who are clearly ill must not go to the day care centre/school.