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Last updated on 18. September 2020

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Thuringia

Question Answer
When will childcare be available again? Restricted regular operation applies in all daycare centres. Kindergartens are open daily for all children.
When do the primary schools open? School has started again. Thuringia has presented a traffic light concept with graded safety measures for the schools. Students and teachers do not have to wear masks in class. However, mouth-nose-coverings are compulsory in situations where many people come together in a small space.
When do classes in secondary schools start? School has started again. Thuringia has presented a traffic light concept with graded safety measures for the schools. Students and teachers do not have to wear masks in class. However, mouth-nose-coverings are compulsory in situations where many people come together in a small space.
When do educational institutions open? Please refer to the information on adult education on the website of your educational institution.
When does my university or college open? Digital teaching is currently taking place. 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 to continue to take necessary preventive medical checkups.
What do I have to pay attention to in contact with people? There are no more contact restrictions in Thuringia. However, it is recommended to meet only with one other household or with a maximum of 10 people.
When do sports clubs and sports fields open? Open-air pools may open. Swimming pools, fitness studios and other sports and leisure facilities may reopen. Discotheques and cinemas may open. Outdoor sports activities may take place in groups of more than eleven people, subject to the minimum distance. Clubs are allowed to train indoors again.
What cultural events are possible? Leisure parks, museums, galleries, zoos and animal parks are open. It is again possible to visit indoor swimming pools as well as thermal baths and saunas, provided that an infection protection concept has been approved for each. Theatre and orchestra performances are again permitted.
When are hotels and restaurants open again? Restaurants, bars, hotels, holiday apartments and camping sites are allowed to open.
When do major events start? There is a ban on major events until the end of October. Trade fairs, special markets and commercial exhibitions are permitted on presentation of an infection protection concept. For public events in closed rooms, the contact details of participants must be recorded.
What restrictions are there on local and long-distance transport? There is still the obligation to wear a mouth and nose cover on public transport.
When can I visit relatives in hospitals and nursing homes again? The Thuringian state government again allows visits to old people's and nursing homes.
When are churches open again? Religious communities are allowed to hold public services 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. As soon as a child does not feel well and/or the symptoms are stronger, he or she must stay at home. A doctor will decide whether a Covid test should be carried out. If this is not necessary or if it turns out negative, the child can return to school as soon as he or she is healthy