The most important facts at a glance:
The isolation requirement for persons tested positive for Corona virus is lifted as of Wednesday, November 23, 2022. In place of the isolation obligation applies from Wednesday, November 23, 2022:
For adults and children 6 years and older who test positive, there is a minimum of five days after the first positive test:
- a mask obligation outside the own dwelling. In the open air, the mask can be removed in compliance with the distance rules (1.5 meters).
- a ban on entering and working in hospitals, old people's and nursing homes, shelters for the homeless and refugees, and other facilities with vulnerable persons or increased risks of infection - for both visitors and staff. Among others, persons being treated or cared for in the facility as well as police and rescue forces are exempt from the ban on entering, insofar as this is absolutely necessary for the fulfillment of the mission.
At the same time, it is strongly recommended to isolate for five days and not to receive visitors in case of infection with symptoms. Isolation should not be terminated until there has been freedom from symptoms for at least 48 hours or ten days have passed since the first test.
Students at schools with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, regardless of whether symptoms are present, are strongly advised not to participate in school attendance or, in particular, overnight school trips.
In the event of infection, activities in health care and nursing facilities are prohibited insofar as there is contact with patients or persons caring for them.
Ban on entering:
Health care facilities, nursing homes, and facilities housing large numbers of people are prohibited from entering for five days after the date of a positive test for SARS-CoV-2 to protect the people who are there.