On October 23rd Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced new restrictions for the Coronavirus / Covid-19 situation in Denmark.
From October 26th and until January 2nd 2021
International employees from high-risk countries has to show a negative COVID-test which is maximum 72 hours old at the time they enter Denmark.
From October 26th and for 4 weeks (until November 22nd)
It is not allowed to assemble more than 10 people!
The assembly limit for sports- and leisure time activities for children under 21 and funerals are still 50 people.
This includes privates parties etc. held at restaurants, bars, cafes and similar establishments.
Furthermore citizens are adviced to limited their social circle and are advised to meet with the same 10 people.
It is forbidden to sell alcohol after 22.00 (10pm).
From October 29th and until January 2nd 2021
It is required to wear a mask in all establishments that have public access; e.g. supermarkeds, shopping centres (malls), libraries, cinemas, sport arenas, hospitals, the Municipality etc.
The below is extented until January 2nd 2021
It is required to wear a mask when in restaurants, bars, cafes and similar establishments, as long as you are standing up (entering/leaving, going to the bathroom and buffet etc.). This also includes staff. It is also a requirement that these establisments close at 22.00/10pm.
If possible you are encouraged to work from home - check with your manager.
If possible you are encouraged to avoid public transportation during rush hour.
You are encouraged to limit your social groups - meaning meet with fewer people in smaller groups.
Rememeber; it is still a requirement to wear a mask when using public transport in Denmark. This is for all public transport, all over Denmark and all hours of the day.
Many supermarkets etc. sell the masks for 3kr a piece (it might be in a larger box, where the price will equal to 3kr a piece).
For more information check the official sites below.
Going to Vejle Municipality?
Please NOTE that you have to book a time to visit Vejle Municipality Borgerservice (Citizen Service). Do so here.
Where to find official information?
Danish Authorities have gather all information about the coronavirus/covid-19 at the sites linked to below. If you do not find the answer you are looking for you can call the Authorities’ corona hotline at 70 20 02 33.
Below you find two official letters from Jens Ejner Christensen (Mayor of Vejle) sent out during the early coronavirus / covid-19 period.