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Last updated on 18. September 2020

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Rhineland-Palatinate

Question Answer
When will childcare be available again? In the day-care centres, normal regular operation is again in effect.
When do the primary schools open? The school year began with normal attendance classes. The hygiene plan, which has been further developed for the new school year, no longer provides for distance teaching. It is planned that pupils must wear a protective mask outside the classroom. Prime Minister Malu Dreyer (SPD) said: "If there is a case of infection, all others will be sent to quarantine and will be tested extensively - and the school will be closed temporarily in case of doubt"
When do classes in secondary schools start? The school year began with normal attendance classes. The hygiene plan, which has been further developed for the new school year, no longer provides for distance teaching. It is planned that pupils must wear a protective mask outside the classroom. Prime Minister Malu Dreyer (SPD) said: "If there is a case of infection, all others will be sent to quarantine and will be tested extensively - and the school will be closed temporarily in case of doubt"
When do educational institutions open? Please refer to the homepage of your respective educational 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? It is recommended that you continue to take preventive medical checkups.
What do I have to pay attention to in contact with people? Up to 10 people may meet, regardless of the number of households.
When do sports clubs and sports fields open? Recreational and popular outdoor sports are permitted again, but no competitions yet. Open-air pools may open again. Visiting fitness studios and dance schools as well as sports activities in halls is again permitted under certain conditions. Club sports in the hall are again possible. Contact sports and group training is permitted in groups of maximum 30 persons.
What cultural events are possible? Museums, cinemas, theatre and concert halls are open. It is again possible to go to the indoor swimming pool, sauna or leisure park.
When are hotels and restaurants open again? Bars may be visited again. Hotels, holiday homes, youth hostels and camping sites may reopen for tourists.
When do major events start? Until the end of October major events remain prohibited. Up to 250 people may gather inside during events. Outside events with up to 500 people are possible if the distance is maintained and contact details are recorded. For private parties, such as weddings or family celebrations, the number of people should be determined in advance and should not exceed 75 people.
What restrictions are there on local and long-distance transport? A mouth and nose cover must still be worn.
When can I visit relatives in hospitals and nursing homes again? Residents of nursing homes for the elderly and the disabled in Rhineland-Palatinate may once again receive visitors.
When are churches open again? In Rhineland-Palatinate, church services may take place again.
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/nursery. If a child does not feel well or the symptoms are more severe, he or she must stay at home. In principle, parents can wait until the child is fully recovered or call for medical advice. The doctor will decide whether a Covid test should be carried out.