The plan for phase 2 of the reopening of Denmark

The plan for phase 2 of the reopening of Denmark

On May 7th the Government presented the following plan for reopening a number of places of employment and institutions in the days to come. The reopening is under the condition that activities can be done in a way that is safe in regard to health, and that the transfer of the virus can be kept under control. The guidelines regarding physical distance and good hygiene continues to be in place.

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  • Complete opening of retailing – shops and shopping centers (May 11th)
  • Grade 6 through 10 back to school (May 18th)
    Schools and municipalities will decide locally how the reopening will take place within the guidelines issued by the health authorities
  • Classes and exams where one has to be present physically (May 18th)
    Moreover, opening of STU, EUD and FGU (May 18th)
  • Restaurants, cafes and the like start (May 18th)
  • The National Church (Folkekirken) and other religious communities start (May 18th)
  • Work from home in private companies
  • Professional sports without spectators
  • Borrowing and returning books at libraries (May 18th)
  • Sports and associations – outdoors
  • The conclusion of courses at continuation schools (Efterskoler) (May 18th)
  • Zoos where the visitors are transporting themselves around in cars can be open.

The Government is in a dialogue with the neighboring countries and will come to a decision as to the temporary border control with entry ban and the tightened travel advisories. The Government will make an announcement in this regard by latest June 1st, 2020.