U 1 and U 3
Until 11. August restrictions on Sundays to Thursdays from 10 p.m. each day. . The U1 runs between Warschauer Strabe and Gleisdreieck, the U3 between Krumme Lanke and Gleisdreieck. .. Bypass: Between the stations Gleisdreieck and Wittenbergplatz the U2 can be used. Bus lines M19 and M29 will be available between Wittenbergplatz and Uhlandstrabe. . From 13. November until 8. December 2022 the same restrictions will take place again. Excluded are all bridge days and holidays.
Until 3. March, Sundays to Thursdays from 22.30 Between Senefelderplatz and Stadtmitte substitute bus service.
Due to the high level of sick leave, there will be restrictions.
Due to the high level of sickness, there are restrictions.
On weekdays, there are no more buses on the S1, S3 and S5 lines. The 10-minute interval remains. On weekends (Sat/Sun), line S75 runs every 20 minutes, line S26 is cancelled. Thus, the trains of the S25 from and to Teltow city run only every 20 minutes. From Monday to Friday the lines run according to the timetable.
Restrictions until 6. February (4 p.m.) There will be a 20-minute commute between Treptower Park and Neukolln.
Until 10. December 2022 The trains of this line do not stop in Frankfurt (Oder) -Rosengarten. As a substitute, please use the buses between Jacobsdorf (Mark) and Frankfurt (Oder) -Rosengarten to/from the cancelled stops. . 29. January and 30. January, in each case 5 o’clock to 20.50 hrs The trains of this line are replaced by buses between Furstenwalde (Spree) and Frankfurt (Oder). Please note the 27 – 48 min. later arrival/earlier departure of the buses in Frankfurt (Oder). In Furstenwalde (Spree) you have connection from the buses to the scheduled departing trains in the direction of Berlin. . 5. february to 6. February Numerous trains on this line are cancelled between Furstenwalde (Spree) and Frankfurt (Oder). As a substitute, please use the trains of this line that are still running in the affected section. . 18. February (23.15 o’clock) until 21. February (3 a.m.) Most trains are cancelled between Frankfurt (Oder) and Eisenhuttenstadt and are replaced by buses. . 19. February, until 18.3 p.m. Most trains of this line are rerouted between Werder (Havel) and Berlin-Charlottenburg. The scheduled intermediate stops are cancelled. Most trains from/to Brandenburg between Potsdam Hbf and Berlin Zoologischer Garten cancelled. As a substitute, please use the S-Bahn. Please note that the travel times of the S-Bahn trains differ from those of the train services.
Until 30. January, from 4. until 13. February and from 18. February until 6. March, from Friday to Sunday Most trains of the RE3 line are cancelled between Wilmersdorf (Angern) and Angermunde and are replaced by buses. In addition, individual trains between Angermunde and Eberwalde Hbf are cancelled and replaced by buses. . 31. January to 3. February, each 17.15 – 18.00 o’clock The train RE 3333 is cancelled from Berlin Hbf to Berlin Sudkreuz. The train RE 3332 is canceled from Berlin Sudkreuz to Berlin Hbf. As a substitute, please use the S-Bahn. Please note that the travel times of the substitute transport differ from those of the train services. . 14. February until 17. February, and 21. February, each from 15.30 to 17.45 hrs The trains RE 3333, RE 3330 and RE 3332 are cancelled between Berlin Hbf and Berlin Sudkreuz. As a substitute, please use the S-Bahn to/from the cancelled stops. Please note the different times of the S-Bahn trains compared to the train service.
- Free traffic
- Danger of traffic jams
- Traffic jam
Status:> o’clock – in cooperation with VMZ Berlin.
- Antenna speed camera messages
– on the A 13 at Freiwalde in the direction of Dresden – on the A 24 in the direction of Berlin between Herzsprung and Walsleben shortly before the Rossower Heide parking lot – in Brandenburg an der Havel toward the city center on Wilhelmsdorfer Landstrabe
– on the A 13 at Freiwalde in the direction of Dresden – on the A 24 in the direction of Berlin between Herzsprung and Walsleben shortly before the Rossower Heide parking lot – in Brandenburg an der Havel in the direction of the city on Wilhelmsdorfer Landstrabe
U 1 and U 3
U 1 and U 3
Until 11. August Restrictions each Sunday to Thursday from 10 p.m. . The U1 runs between Warschauer Strabe and Gleisdreieck, the U3 between Krumme Lanke and Gleisdreieck. .. Bypass: U2 can be used between Gleisdreieck and Wittenbergplatz stations. Bus lines M19 and M29 are available between Wittenbergplatz and Uhlandstrabe. . From 13. November until 8. December 2022 the same restrictions will take place again. Excluding all bridge days and holidays.
Until 3. March, Sundays to Thursdays from 22.30 h Between Senefelderplatz and Stadtmitte substitute bus service.
Due to the high level of sick leave there are restrictions.
Due to the high level of sickness there will be restrictions.
On weekdays, the interval increases on the lines S1, S3 and S5 are cancelled. The 10-minute interval remains in effect. On weekends (Sat/Sun), line S75 runs every 20 minutes, line S26 is cancelled. Consequently, the S25 trains to and from Teltow Stadt run only every 20 minutes. From Monday to Friday, the lines run according to the timetable.
Restrictions until 6. February (4 p.m.) Between Treptower Park and Neukolln there will be a shuttle service every 20 minutes.
Until 10. December 2022 The trains of this line do not stop in Frankfurt (Oder) -Rosengarten. As a substitute, please use the buses between Jacobsdorf (Mark) and Frankfurt (Oder) -Rosengarten to/from the cancelled stops. . 29. January and 30. January, in each case 5 o’clock to 20.50 o’clock The trains of this line will be replaced by buses between Furstenwalde (Spree) and Frankfurt (Oder). Please note the 27 – 48 min. later arrival/earlier departure of the buses in Frankfurt (Oder). In Furstenwalde (Spree) you have connection from the buses to the scheduled departing trains in the direction of Berlin. . 5. February until 6. February Numerous trains of this line are cancelled between Furstenwalde (Spree) and Frankfurt (Oder). As a substitute, please use the trains of this line that are still running in the affected section. . 18. February (23.15 o’clock) until 21. February (3 a.m.) Most trains cancelled between Frankfurt (Oder) and Eisenhuttenstadt and replaced by buses. . 19. February, until 18.3 p.m. Most trains on the line will be diverted between Werder (Havel) and Berlin-Charlottenburg. The scheduled intermediate stops are cancelled. Most trains from/to Brandenburg between Potsdam Hbf and Berlin Zoologischer Garten cancelled. As a substitute, please use the S-Bahn. Please note that the S-Bahn service times differ from the train service times.
Until 30. January, from 4. until 13. February and from 18. February to 6. March, each from Friday to Sunday Most trains of the line RE3 are cancelled between Wilmersdorf (Angern) and Angermunde and are replaced by buses. In addition, some trains between Angermunde and Eberwalde Hbf will be cancelled and replaced by buses. . 31. January to 3. February, each 17.15 – 18.00 hrs Train RE 3333 is cancelled from Berlin Hbf to Berlin Sudkreuz. The train RE 3332 is cancelled from Berlin Sudkreuz to Berlin Hbf. As a substitute, please use the suburban trains. Please note that the travel times of the substitute transport deviate from the train services. . 14. February to 17. February, and 21. February, each from 15.30 to 17.45 hrs The trains RE 3333, RE 3330 and RE 3332 are cancelled between Berlin Hbf and Berlin Sudkreuz. As a substitute, please use the commuter trains to/from the cancelled stops. Note the travel times of commuter trains, which differ from train services.
- Free traffic
- Danger of traffic jams
Status:> clock – in cooperation with VMZ Berlin.
- Antenna speed camera messages
– on the A 13 at Freiwalde in the direction of Dresden – on the A 24 in the direction of Berlin between Herzsprung and Walsleben shortly before the Rossower Heide parking lot – in Brandenburg an der Havel towards the city center on Wilhelmsdorfer Landstrabe
– on the A 13 at Freiwalde in the direction of Dresden – on the A 24 in the direction of Berlin between Herzsprung and Walsleben shortly before the Rossower Heide parking lot – in Brandenburg an der Havel towards the city center on Wilhelmsdorfer Landstrabe
Restrictions because of Corona – What is allowed in Berlin now – and what is forbidden
Image: dpa/B. Pedersen
Berlin prepares for omicron variant: isolation and quarantine now usually end after ten days. The other rules at a glance.
The Senate passed a resolution on 18.01.2022 the Second Ordinance Amending the Third Infection Protection Measures Ordinance was passed. This occurred on 22.01.2022 in force. The decision of the Conference of Ministers (MPK) on quarantine and isolation applies Berlin-wide since 14.01.2022.
Current innovations since 25. January at a glance:
– Isolation (for infected persons) and Quarantine (for contact persons) usually end after ten days.
– Affected can be infected after a proven infection or as a contact person after seven days by a PCR test or a certified antigen rapid test freitesten.
– Contact persons who present full vaccination protection through booster vaccination are exempt from quarantine. This also applies to similar groups such as the newly vaccinated and convalescents if the illness or vaccination occurred less than three months ago.
– Employees in hospitals, nursing facilities and facilities of the integration assistance can end the isolation after infection after seven days only by a PCR test with negative result. They can resume service if they have previously been symptom-free for 48 hours.
– At Berlin schools the presence obligation is suspended until initially the end of February. Berlin health departments have stopped contact tracing in daycare centers and schools. Contact persons do not currently have to be quarantined.
– The possibility of limited regular operation for day care facilities will be reintroduced. These include, for example, fixed group structures and opening hours with the aim of stabilizing operations.
– For Indoor sports offers are valid 2G-plus. Individuals with booster vaccination do not need to provide additional negative test evidence.
Where 3G, 2G and 2G+ apply
The 3G regulation provides: It receives in addition to Gvaccinated and Geneses also negative gtested persons Access. In this case, however Stricter distance and hygiene requirements such as complying with the minimum distance requirement.
The 3G model must be implemented in the following areas:
– At local and long-distance public transport as well as in Air traffic including the platforms and ferry terminals. Persons must be fully vaccinated, recovered as defined by the Infection Protection Act (the positive PCR test must have occurred at least 28 days and no more than 3 months ago) or currently tested negative in order to use it. Homeless people can stay in designated areas in stations and on platforms even without 3G detection if they wear a mask and maintain the minimum distance.
– At Workplace. Only people who are fully vaccinated, recovered as defined by the Prevention of Infection Act, or currently tested negative are allowed into the workplace.Here you can find all information about 3G regulation in the workplace
– In the service buildings of the state of Berlin, such as citizens’ offices. Corresponding test offers are provided. Exceptions to the 3G rule may apply in individual cases and are associated with an obligation to wear an FFP2 mask.
– At Outdoor events with more than 10 and up to 1,000 people, provided they do not take place in the 2G model. If more than 1000 persons participate, the 2G model with FFP2 mask obligation and distance requirement must be applied.
– At city tours and similar tourist offers that take place exclusively outdoors. The 2G model is optional here.
– In Educational institutions for offers of basic education, vocational education and the field of German as a second language.
– When playing sports outdoors, as long as the minimum distance is not exceeded. Provided that all sportsmen and women belong to one household, the obligation to 3G does not apply.
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The 2G condition provides for:
– Admission is restricted to persons who are completely gare vaccinated or can be gence.
– The presence of the Vaccination or convalescence certificates of the guests and customers must be provided with the attendance documentation are recorded.
– It applies masks are still required. If this cannot be complied with Responsible alternatively specify that all visitors resp. customers must present a negative test (except for boostered persons) or enforce compliance with the minimum distance between participants
– The Obligation to maintain the minimum distance no longer applies.
– Personal with direct contact with customers and guests must either fully vaccinated be or as enese apply or can current negative coronatest present.
Allow children under 18 to attend 2G events and enter and use 2G facilities if they test negative.
Even persons who not vaccinated for medical reasons can be vaccinated and this by a certificate or Mother’s passport can prove, can participate under 2G conditions in the future. However, these individuals must have a negative PCR test submit.
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Obligation to the 2G model
The 2G model is mandatory for the following events, facilities and services:
– Outdoor events with more than 1000 participants. Additional requirements apply in this case: All participants must wear a FFP2 mask carry.
– Body-related services in the area of personal hygiene (such as hairdressers and beauty salons)
– Stores of the retail trade, places of the basic supply are excluded.
– Museums, galleries, memorials as far as indoor rooms are concerned
– Libraries and archives, as far as interiors are concerned
– Hotels and other overnight accommodations. Exceptions are possible in individual cases and are subject to a daily testing requirement.
– City tours, city tours and similar tourist offers, as far as interiors are concerned
– Fitness and dance studios, weight rooms and similar indoor sports facilities
– Saunas, thermal baths and similar facilities
– Amusement arcades, amusement parks and similar facilities
– Driving schools and similar facilities
– Sexual services, in which case further hygiene requirements apply, such as compulsory use of FFP2 masks or compulsory testing
Places of basic supply such as supermarkets, gas stations, pharmacies, health food stores, drugstores and similar establishments are excluded from the 2G option.
The 2G-plus condition provides:
– The Admission is restricted to persons, the fully vaccinated are or as apply and additionally a current negative corona test present.
– boostered persons Are not required to submit an additional test.
– Proof of vaccination or convalescence as well as proof of testing of guests and customers must be recorded with the attendance documentation.
– It still applies Masks are mandatory. To the extent it cannot be met, responsible parties must enforce compliance with the minimum distance between participants or guests.
– The obligation to maintain the minimum distance does not apply.
– Personnel with direct customer or guest contact must be fully vaccinated or considered recovered or present a current negative Corona test.
– Children under 18 are allowed to attend 2G-plus events and enter and use 2G-plus facilities if they test negative. The same applies to persons who cannot be vaccinated against the coronavirus for medical reasons and can prove this by means of a certificate or maternity passport. However, these persons must present a negative PCR test.
commitment to the 2G-plus model
The 2G-plus model is mandatory for the following events, facilities and services:
– Indoor events with more than 10 persons. Children under 14 are not counted when determining the number of persons in this case
– restaurants and other Catering establishments, if indoor areas are involved
– Cinemas, clubs, theaters, concert halls and similar cultural facilities, insofar as indoor spaces are concerned
Places of basic services such as supermarkets, gas stations, pharmacies, health food stores, drugstores and similar establishments are excluded from the 2G-plus option.
Contact restrictions in the private sector
Events with family, acquaintances or friends and private gatherings, i.e Meetings without special occasion, are only within the circle of members of a household with up to two persons of another household are allowed. children under 14 years of age and fully vaccinated and recovered persons are not counted, regardless of their household membership. If only vaccinated and convalescents take part in private events and gatherings, only up to 50 simultaneous attendees are permitted indoors and up to 200 simultaneous attendees outdoors. Children up to the age of 14 are exempt from this requirement. Age limit.
There is also an upper limit of a maximum of ten people from different households who can meet for those who have been vaccinated and those who have recovered – children up to 14 years of age are not counted. As soon as an unvaccinated person over 15 years of age joins, the contact restriction for unvaccinated persons applies: one household plus a maximum of two persons from another household (children up to 14 years of age not counted).
Mobile work and home office
Employers are obliged to allow their employees to work from home or on a mobile basis in the case of office work and similar activities, unless there are compelling operational reasons not to do so. Employees are obliged to accept the offer and work from home, unless there are reasons to the contrary.
3G regulation in the workplace
Access to all workplaces nationwide is subject to 3G regulation. Employers and employees are only granted access if they are fully vaccinated, have tested negative or have recovered and provide appropriate evidence. This is regulated by the Infection Protection Act of the Federal Government in §28b.
Individuals are considered fully vaccinated if they have received all doses of vaccine necessary for basic immunization, provided it has been at least 14 days since their last vaccination. In addition, individuals are considered fully vaccinated if they have undergone a Covid 19 infection and have received a single dose of vaccine before or since.
People are considered recently recovered in the context of the 3G rule in the workplace if they have had a Covid 19 infection at least 28 days and no more than 90 days ago and can detect it by positive PCR test.
For the test evidence applies
– Self-tests are not permitted.
– PoC rapid tests are valid for a maximum of 24 hours.
– PCR tests are valid for 48 hours.
Employers are required to monitor and document compliance with the 3G condition. In case of electronic documentation of vaccination or convalescence proofs, it is not necessary to document the presentation of these proofs within the scope of the attendance documentation.
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Each person may, at a minimum free testing once a week by means of PoC antigen test (so-called rapid tests) to avail themselves of testing at the country’s own and commercial testing centers.
For tests, both the senate-owned testing sites [berlin.de], as well as commercial testing sites are used. Entitlement to free PCR retesting is generally only available at the Senate’s own testing centers. Commercial testing sites generally do not perform PCR retesting. The only exception is if a person tested positive by a rapid test at a commercial testing site and now receives the free PCR test directly on site.
The following Groups of persons continue to be eligible exclusively through Senate-owned testing centers to a free PCR test:
– indigent persons who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons and wish to participate in a 2G event,
– Individuals whose rapid self-test previously performed outside a testing site is positive,
– Individuals whose Corona warning app indicates an increased risk,
– Individuals who have been officially identified as contacts by the public health department or by the attending physicians.
obligation to test
All employees must be vaccinated on the basis of 3G obligation in the workplace daily Present a current negative Corona test if they have not been vaccinated or recovered.
Self-employed persons with physical contact with customers or other third parties are obliged testing by means of a rapid antigen test on each day of employment to be carried out. This also applies to self-employed persons who have been vaccinated or convalesced.
In Hospitals, nursing homes and similar establishments are subject to a Daily testing requirement for near-patient Personnel who are neither vaccinated nor recently recovered is. At vaccinated and recovered hospital and nursing facility employees, the obligation to test twice a week.
Employers must provide, upon request, a Certificate of the test result updated on the day certificate, which corresponds to the model provided by the health administration.
If the regulation stipulates that a negative test is necessary, this also does not apply to children up to the age of 6. year of life.
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Who positive to the Coronavirus tested, must quarantine– and further Testing obligations follow:
– In the case of a positive PoC rapid test or self-test, performed under supervision (at the employer’s premises or as part of an extended admission control), affected immediately be subjected to a PCR test. Until the test result is submitted, the obligation to quarantine at home applies.
– In the case of a positive PoC self-test, which was not carried out under supervision, initially only the obligation to immediately pay one to have a PCR test performed. In this case, no quarantine obligation applies, but as a precautionary measure, affected persons should be in domestic isolation go to.
– In case of a positive PCR test ends the domestic quarantine after ten days without a test. It can already occur after seven days with a certified antigen rapid test or PCR test be terminated. Quarantine is not required for all boostered contacts or for newly vaccinated and recovered persons if the illness or vaccination occurred less than three months ago. In addition, quarantine is not required for contact persons if they have received a vaccination no more than three months after contracting Corona or if they have been fully vaccinated and the Standing Commission on Vaccination has not recommended a booster vaccination for them.
– The public health authorities in Berlin have Contact tracing in daycare centers and schools set. contact persons do not have to be quarantined at present. However, parents can decide on their own responsibility to leave sitting neighbors or close school friends of sick children at home as a precaution and to observe a voluntary quarantine. If corona infections occur in the close environment of pupils and daycare children, for example in the family or during leisure time, the quarantine ends as a Contact already after five days with a rapid antigen test or PCR test. Isolation after a Disease can be worn after seven days terminated by a certified rapid antigen test or PCR test.
– Employees in hospitals, nursing homes and similar facilities if infected, they can terminate the quarantine after seven days Finish with a PCR test if symptom-free for at least 48 hours beforehand. As Contact persons they can end the quarantine after seven days finish with a certified rapid antigen test or PCR test.
During quarantine, all contact with non-household persons is prohibited.
If the quarantine obligation is not observed or if no PCR test is carried out after a positive PoC test, there is the threat of a Fine from minimum of 1.000 Euro.
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The wearing of a FFP2 mask without valve (or comparable mask) is mandatory:
– on buses, subways, streetcars, and ferries
– In doctor’s offices for visitors and patients
– In hospitals and nursing facilities for visitors and patients who are not in their rooms or receiving visitors
– When receiving medically necessary body-related services
– When providing and using permitted bodily or sexual services, unless the alternative model with additional testing obligation has been chosen.
– At indoor events with more than ten persons
– For outdoor events with more than 1000 participants
Children and adolescents 6 years of age and younger and under 14 years of age may wear a medical face shield in these cases.
Wearing a medical face mask (OP mask or FFP2 mask without valve) is mandatory:
– In supermarkets and stores
– In long-distance buses, long-distance and regional trains
– At train stations, airports and ferry terminals
– In cabs, (charter) buses and other vehicles
– In restaurants, including outdoor areas
– In outdoor cultural events and services for participants who are not in their place. In the 2G model, alternatives to the mask requirement can take effect if it is not enforceable. If more than 1000 people gather outdoors, an FFP2 mask is mandatory.
– Indoors at sports facilities, gyms, and similar facilities. The mask may be removed during sports.
– When providing and receiving non-medical head-related services, unless the alternative model with additional mandatory testing is chosen.
– In vocational training and general adult education indoors.
– In office and administrative buildings, if the minimum distance cannot be kept (not at the fixed workplace)
– In doctors’ offices for staff
– In hospitals for staff (exception: staff must wear an FFP2 mask when providing direct care to vulnerable patient groups).
– In nursing facilities for residents who are not in their room or at their fixed seating during meals.
– In school buildings. On school grounds, the mask may be taken off in the open if the minimum distance of 1.5 meters is maintained.
– During private journeys for persons from a foreign household (except for the drivers themselves)
– At markets, public festivals and in queues
Wearing a mouth-nose protection is allowed in all places in public areas strongly recommended, at which the minimum distance of 1.5 meters cannot be maintained. Children up to 6 years of age are not required to wear a mask.
An obligation to wear a medical face mask also applies in Office and administrative buildingsMouth-to-nose covering must be worn whenever you are away from your desk, i.e. for going to the toilet, to the exit, to the canteen, in the elevator, or if the minimum distance cannot be safely maintained. No mask must be worn when working at a desk.
For Needy The Senate provides a quota of masks, which are distributed by the districts.
Those who violate the mask requirement risk a Fine of at least 50.
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2G condition in retail stores
In retail stores the 2G rule applies. In small retail stores (up to 100 square meters), the 2G proof must be checked immediately after entering and not already at the entrance.
The Access to stores, stores, department stores and similar furnishings are permitted only to persons who have a Vaccination or recovery card present. Children and teens under 18 will be allowed entry if they present a current negative Corona test or their student ID card. People who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons and prove it with a medical certificate will be admitted if they present a negative PCR test result.
Basic services are excluded from the 2G regulations. These include:
– Retail food and beverage, tobacco products,
stationery, newspapers, magazines, books and
– Facilities to purchase medical supplies and hearing and vision aids
– Drugstores and health food stores
– gas stations
– Baby stores
– Building and garden stores as well as flower stores and commercial craft supplies
– Pick-up and delivery services
– Weekly markets
– Bicycle and car repair shops
Customers must always wear a medical mask indoors in stores and service establishments.
Flea markets, art markets as well as specialty markets may reopen.
Universities, colleges and libraries
Teaching and studying find to the predominant part again in presence instead of. For the operation of state, private and denominational universities, u.a. following principles agreed:
– Courses and examinations can take place in attendance, observing the rules of protection and hygiene.
– University libraries may offer lending services and open workstations and PC pools.
– Only those who are vaccinated, recovered, or tested may take advantage of college offerings and access services.
– The mask obligation at universities is adapted to the current guidelines for events.
– For events that are conducted in presence, the universities ensure attendance documentation appropriate for contact tracking. Use of the Corona alert app is recommended as a supplemental measure.
– For universities, the principle of teaching with online formats will be lifted.
– Specific requirements for the arts and sports apply according to the respective current regulations of the Berlin Infection Protection Measures Ordinance.
Vaccinations for students
Only those who are vaccinated or recovered, or can show a current negative test, will be allowed access to on-site college offerings. The Berlin Senate appeals to all students to take advantage of the many opportunities to be vaccinated against the coronavirus in Berlin to help them return to campus in the winter semester.
Students have various options for getting vaccinated in Berlin.
Further information can be found here [berlin.en].
Students, researchers and employees are asked to contact their respective institutions with specific inquiries. Here you can find the information pages of the Berlin universities on corona prevention.
Libraries and archives May only under the 2G condition open, as far as closed rooms are concerned. However, there may be restrictions on opening hours and number of locations. When visiting libraries, users must basically a medical mask wear.
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At Berlin schools, compulsory attendance is suspended until the end of February for the time being, compulsory attendance applies. Compulsory attendance remains the norm. Parents, however, have the option to decide for themselves whether their child attends school or studies at home. The school must be informed informally in advance. Students and school staff will be required to wear a medical face mask indoors. However, in the case of examinations, exams and class tests, they may be removed.
In Berlin all pupils test themselves, mandatory at least three times a week even at school. During the first two weeks after winter break, testing will be extended to five days per week.
This Self-testing is only valid if done under supervision have been carried out. Also, self-test can be presented with a certificate, but this may be Do not ask your parents, guardians or other close relatives for an explanation be prepared. Students may alternatively be tested at public testing centers. For school children, negative detection may also be considered using rapid antigen tests. Testing should be performed as third-party testing by or under the supervision of trained persons on site (supervised antigen test for self-testing).
All Employees with contact to schoolgirls and schoolchildren must also comply with a testing obligation three times a week.
Here, self-testing is also permitted without a supervisor. Vaccinated and recovered students are exempt from testing requirements.
For all employees, the 3G rule applies in the workplace: employees who are neither vaccinated nor recovered must show a negative Corona test result every day. Self-testing is permitted only if done under supervision.
Students who receive regular coronatests as a result of their school attendance are exempt from possible additional testing obligations – such as for participation in cultural offerings. The pupil’s identity card serves as proof.
More information on the testing strategy at schools can be found here [berlin.en].
For regular assessment of infection incidence in Berlin’s elementary schools, general secondary schools, and vocational schools, the Corona step-by-step plan is being used again.
The plan provides for the following levels:
Green: regular classes in compliance with the generally applicable hygiene regulations. school trips and international exchanges are allowed.
Yellow: Alternate education. Mixture of face-to-face teaching with reinforced hygiene rules – such as a mask requirement in the classroom and, if necessary. a halving of learning groups to ensure the minimum distance and school-led learning at home. Emergency supervision is offered.
Red: School closures and instruction in alternative scenario in the event of significant statewide infection events. Emergency supervision is provided.
Berlin’s daycare centers are in restricted regular operation. All children with care contract will continue to be cared for. However, the supervision time can be reduced to seven hours.
Mandatory testing and testing services in daycare centers
From 24. As of January 2021, daycare children older than one year of age are required to be tested three times per week. For this purpose, parents receive three lollipop tests per week from the daycare centers. Of these, one test must be carried out compulsorily on Monday. It is up to the daycare centers to determine whether the tests should be conducted at home or at the daycare center. If children are tested at home, parents must confirm the negative test result in writing. Appropriate samples are distributed by the daycare centers.
For all Employees are subject to the 3G rule in the workplace: All staff must be fully vaccinated, recovered or test negative daily.
Driving schools, adult education centers and other educational institutions
Driving, boating and flying schools and similar facilities may only be visited by customers who have been vaccinated or have recovered. Since the opening, establishments must offer regular testing to their staff.
Adult education centers and other general adult education facilities, Music schools, Youth art schools, youth traffic schools, gardening schools and independent institutions as defined by the School Act Are allowed to resume face-to-face classes. The 2G rule applies.
Gastronomy and canteens
Restaurants are allowed to work under strict hygienic conditions open to the public. Indoors the 2G-plus rule mandatory. In addition to the 2G requirement, access is only possible with a daily negative test result. For individuals who have received a booster vaccination or contracted coronavirus less than three months ago, the additional testing requirement is waived.
A medical mask must also be worn. At the seat, the mask may be removed. The responsible persons of the restaurants are obligated to demand the appropriate proofs and to deny the guests the entrance in case of non-submission. The consumption of food and beverages is only permitted at the table.
Outdoors, the 2G model is optional. If the 2G option is not used, additional requirements apply:
There must be at least 1.5 meters between tables, including seating.
In the outdoor area, the use of the sanitary facilities is without presentation of a negative test result permitted.
In canteens that open exclusively for employees of the company, the obligation for the 2G model does not apply.
For the Use of services close to the body, such as in Hairdressing salons, solariums, beauty salons and similar facilities, the 2G condition applies. Customers are required to present proof of vaccination or convalescence and to wear a medical face mask or FFP2 mask. If a mask cannot be worn, such as during a beard shave o.a., there is an obligation to provide proof of testing. In this case, customers must submit a current negative corona test result in addition to their vaccination or convalescent certificate.
For services close to the body, which consist of medical, therapeutic or pastoral considerations are necessary, the 2G requirement does not apply. In this case, customers must wear an FFP2 mask, if possible.
Prostitution business are allowed to open in compliance with strict regulations. Sexual services are allowed only in the 2G model offered and used with additional specifications. Near face practices are not allowed. Clients are required to make an appointment in advance. In addition, FFP2 masks are compulsory for all prostitutes. If service providers or. service providers uniformly require proof of a current negative test result from their customers, this requirement does not apply.
The operation of prostitution vehicles is not permitted. Prostitution events are only allowed under 2G conditions.
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Culture, leisure, events
Events in closed rooms with more than ten persons may only take place under 2G+ conditions. Children under 14 are not counted when determining the number of persons. In addition, an FFP2 mask requirement applies. Up to 200 persons are permitted.
In indoor areas that are mechanically ventilated, up to 2G may be present.000 persons are present at the same time, provided that all the requirements of the hygiene framework concept are complied with.
At Events in the open air an upper limit of no more than 1 person applies.000 people present at the same time. Provided that all requirements of the respective hygiene framework concepts are met, up to 3.000 Participants or. Participants permitted. All visitors must be tested negative, vaccinated or recovered for events with at least 10 participants (3G model). Take more than 1.000 persons participate, the 2G model with FFP2 mask and minimum distance obligation applies. The 2G-plus model is possible. In this case, participants may stay below the minimum distance from each other.
Unless visitors are in their seats, they must wear a medical face mask. If a minimum distance of 1.5 meters cannot be maintained, there is an obligation to wear a mask even at the permanently assigned place, if not all persons are vaccinated, recovered or tested negatively. If an event takes place under 2G conditions, the minimum distance requirement does not apply.
Dancing events are generally prohibited.
Singing in closed rooms in accordance with the hygiene framework concept of culture is permitted. Also these intensified regulations of meetings apply in principle only, if the adherence to distance and hygiene rules can be ensured. In addition, all indoor areas must be well ventilated. Guests must leave their contact details. Operators are required to destroy them after four weeks.
cinemas, theaters, opera houses, concert halls, etc. are allowed their indoor venues open for visitors. In the area of these cultural facilities, the 2G condition applies.
At events, all participants must present a complete vaccination certificate or proof of recovery.
Museums, galleries and memorials may be visited. In enclosed spaces, the 2G model with mandatory masking applies. Separate requirements apply to events at named facilities.
City tours and guided tours can take place again. As far as closed rooms are concerned, the 2G model is obligatory. Participants must present proof of vaccination or convalescence. Outdoors, event organizers can choose the 3G model. In the 3G model, all attendees are required to wear a medical face mask when away from their seats.
The Outdoor areas of the zoo and animal park are open to the public. The indoor areas of the zoo, zoo and botanical gardens may also open, provided that the 2G model is implemented.
The Parks in the capital May be visited, subject to minimum distance regulations. Contact restrictions must also be observed for private meetings: Meetings are allowed only with members of one’s own household and a maximum of two people from another household. Children under 14 years of age and vaccinated and convalescent persons are not counted.
Amusement arcades, amusement parks and businesses for recreational activities, as well as Gambling halls, casinos, betting offices and similar establishments are allowed to reopen. As far as closed rooms are concerned, the 2G regulation also applies here. Visitors need proof of vaccination or convalescence.
Fairs and Public festivals may take place. The obligation to wear a mask applies.