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Last updated on 18. September 2020

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Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

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When will childcare be available again? All children can again be looked after in the day care centres. There are free corona tests for daycare personnel. Five tests per person at two-week intervals are possible until the autumn holidays.
When do the primary schools open? There should be reliable and daily regular lessons for all pupils. Primary school pupils should receive at least 4 hours of instruction daily. The mask obligation applies from class 5 on; thus the primary school pupils are exempt. There are free corona tests for teachers. Until the autumn holidays, 5 tests per person are possible at intervals of 2 weeks.
When do classes in secondary schools start? There should be reliable and daily regular lessons for all pupils. Pupils at secondary schools should then receive at least 5 hours of instruction per day. A mouthguard must be worn outside the classrooms, this applies from the 5th grade onwards. There are free corona tests for teachers. Possible until the autumn holidays are 5 tests per person at intervals of 2 weeks.
When do educational institutions open? For information on adult education, please refer to the website of your respective training institution.
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? Preventive examinations should be carried out despite a corona pandemic.
What do I have to pay attention to in contact with people? There are no longer any specifications as to how many people may meet in public space. Hygiene rules must still be observed.
When do sports clubs and sports fields open? Open-air swimming pools may open again. Clubs are allowed to train in closed rooms again. Fitness studios, indoor and fun pools and rehabilitation clinics are open again.
What cultural events are possible? Museums can open again. Amusement parks remain closed. Indoor and fun pools may open again with restrictions. Concerts and theatre performances may open with small events.
When are hotels and restaurants open again? Restaurants, bars and pubs are open. For each table a guest in restaurants has to leave his personal data. Hotels and holiday apartments are open. Hotels may again occupy all beds. The same applies to camping sites.
When do major events start? Larger events remain prohibited. Outdoor events with up to 500 participants are allowed. In closed rooms, a maximum of 200 people are allowed. In exceptional cases, up to 400 people may gather indoors and up to 1000 people outdoors. For family celebrations the number of persons may not exceed 50. At weddings, youth consecrations or religious celebrations the number may also be 75, as well as at weddings and funerals. Public festivals are not yet permitted.
What restrictions are there on local and long-distance transport? Mouth and nose protectors must be worn in public transport and in retail outlets.
When can I visit relatives in hospitals and nursing homes again? Relatives in the nursing home may be visited again.
When are churches open again? In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, church services may take place again under strict conditions.
Do children have to stay at home when they have cold symptoms? Children with simple symptoms such as a cold or a slight cough are allowed to go to school or daycare. As soon as a child does not feel well, the symptoms become more severe or fever is added, the child must stay at home or be picked up and stay at home for at least 24 hours. If your child's health continues to deteriorate, please contact a paediatrician. He/she will decide whether a Covid test is necessary.