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Measures against the spread of the coronavirus

General changes to the Corona regulation as of May 14, 2021

  • The Corona regulation has been completely revised and restructured. Therefore there are shifts in the paragraphs. For example, the contact restrictions are no longer in Section 9, but now in Section 10.
  • The standards KF94 and KF99 are also included in the mask requirement.
  • Inclusion of the exemption regulations of the COVID-19 Protective Measures Exception Ordinance of the Federal Government for fully vaccinated and recovered people.
  • The bans on entry and participation in the various areas apply to people who are subject to an obligation to separate and not, as before, to all people who have been in contact with a person infected with the coronavirus in the past 14 days. Furthermore, the entry and participation bans apply to people who have typical symptoms of a corona infection, who do not meet the mask requirement, or who, despite the corresponding requirement, do not present a negative test certificate, vaccination documentation or proof of recovery.
  • With the general contact restrictions, recovered and vaccinated people in the sense of the COVID-19 Protective Measures Exceptions Ordinance of the federal government no longer count towards the maximum number of people.
  • For civil weddings, recovered and vaccinated people in the sense of the COVID-19 Protective Measures Exceptions Ordinance of the federal government no longer count towards the maximum number of people.
  • Recovered and vaccinated people within the meaning of the COVID-19 Protective Measures Exceptions Ordinance of the federal government are exempt from the obligation to test in the respective areas. For example, in first aid courses or in school and university operations.
  • Public and private sports facilities and outdoor and indoor sports facilities as well as football fields are permitted for up to five people from no more than two households. Children of the two households up to and including 13 years of age do not count. This does not apply to fitness studios, yoga studios and similar facilities - these are still closed and may only reopen under certain conditions in opening level 2 (see below).
  • Beginners swimming lessons are allowed.
  • Labor market policy measures and professional training may be carried out in attendance again under the applicable hygiene requirements. From a 7-day incidence in the respective city or district over 100 the class size must be reduced. From 165 only distance lessons are allowed (federal emergency brake).
  • Theoretical driving, boat and flight training may again be carried out in person. From a 7-day incidence in the respective city or district over 100 the class size must be reduced. From 165 only distance lessons are allowed (federal emergency brake).
  • Vocational training offers in accordance with the Vocational Training Act or the Crafts Code for final classes can take place.
  • Events for students who are about to graduate or who are about to graduate-relevant partial exams (final classes) can take place.

Step-by-step plan for opening steps when the 7-day incidence falls below 100

As of May 14, 2021, a step-by-step plan for the gradual opening of certain facilities and activities will apply in Baden-Württemberg. The first stage applies when the 7-day incidence in a city or county is below 100 for five consecutive working days. If the 7-day incidence in a city or district continues to decrease in the following 14 days, the openings of level 2 apply. After a further 14 days with a falling 7-day incidence, there are further openings with the third level.

The relaxations come into force after notification by the local authorities - usually the health department. In urban and rural districts in which the 7-day incidence was already below 100 in the five days before May 14, the steps of the 1st opening stage can be implemented from May 15 at the earliest.

1st opening level

If the 7-day incidence in the respective city or county less than 100 on five consecutive working days (Federal emergency brake) and this is announced by the local health department, the following relaxations apply:

The hygiene requirements (§ 4 Corona regulation) must be observed and a hygiene concept (§ 6 Corona regulation) must be drawn up. The contact details of the visitors and customers must be documented, this can be done in analog or digital form - for example using appropriate apps (Section 7 Corona Ordinance).

Unless otherwise stated, the number of visitors, participants or customers present at the same time is limited to one person per 20 square meters of event or sales area or part thereof. Visitors and customers must submit a negative test - convalescent and vaccinated people in the sense of the COVID-19 Protective Measures Exceptions Ordinance of the federal government as well as children up to and including five years of age are exempt from the test obligation. If proof of test, vaccination or recovery is required, this must be presented in written or digital form. The mask requirement applies.

  • Cultural events such as theater, opera and concert performances as well as film screenings can take place outdoors with up to 100 visitors. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • Top or professional outdoor sports events are permitted with up to 100 spectators. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • Courses in adult education centers and other educational institutions can take place indoors with a maximum of ten people, outdoors with a maximum of 20 people. Dance and sports courses are not allowed in closed rooms.
  • Tutoring is possible in groups of up to ten students. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • At universities and academies according to the Academy Act, face-to-face courses with up to 100 people can take place outdoors. Access to study places is possible with prior registration.
  • Canteens and cafeterias at universities and academies according to the Academy Act may reopen. There is a person restriction so that the minimum distance of 1.5 meters can be maintained between all visitors.
  • Company canteens are allowed to reopen. There is a person restriction so that the minimum distance of 1.5 meters can be maintained between all visitors.
  • Museums, galleries, memorials, archives as well as libraries and libraries are allowed to open.
  • Religious events are permitted without prior registration and notification.
  • Music, art and youth art schools are allowed to teach groups of up to ten students. The distance requirement must be observed. Singing, dancing and wind instrument lessons are still not allowed.
  • Botanical and zoological gardens are allowed to open.
  • Accommodation establishments are allowed to receive tourist guests again. These include hotels, guest houses, guest houses, holiday apartments, (permanent) campsites, (free) caravan sites and similar facilities. Guests without a health record or proof of vaccination must present a negative rapid test every three days during their stay.
  • The gastronomy is allowed to open between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Inside, one guest is allowed for every 2.5 square meters of guest room area or part thereof. There are no restrictions on people outside. Inside and outside, the seats are to be arranged in such a way that a distance of at least 1.5 meters is guaranteed between the tables. Delivery and collection services are also allowed between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • The previously closed retail trade is allowed to open within the framework of the Click and Meet regulation. The number of customers must be limited to one customer per 40 square meters of sales area. Instead of one customer per 40 square meters of sales area, two customers are also permitted without prior booking, provided that they present evidence of a test, vaccination or recovery.
  • Tourist coach traffic is allowed if the start and finish are in a city or district in which the rules of the federal emergency brake do not apply - i.e. the 7-day incidence is permanently below 100. The buses may not be more than half full. The benchmark is the regular number of passengers permitted on the bus. This also applies accordingly to excursion boats as well as to museum railways and tourist cable cars.
  • Low-contact leisure and amateur sports on sports facilities and outdoor sports facilities are permitted in groups of up to 20 people. There is no obligation to wear a mask when exercising.
  • Mini golf courses, high ropes courses, boat rentals and other leisure facilities can be used outdoors by groups of up to 20 people.
  • The outdoor areas of swimming pools, thermal pools and fun pools and other pools as well as bathing lakes with controlled access are allowed to open.
  • The operation of animal salons, animal hairdressers and comparable animal care facilities is possible again.

2nd opening level

If, after the first opening stage, the 7-day incidence in the respective city or district continues to fall in the following 14 days, further easing applies.

The hygiene requirements (§ 4 Corona Ordinance) must continue to be complied with and a hygiene concept (§ 6 Corona Ordinance) must be drawn up. The contact details of the visitors and customers must be documented, this can be done in analog or digital form - for example using appropriate apps (Section 7 Corona Ordinance).

The number of visitors, participants or customers present at the same time is limited to one person per 20 square meters of event space or part thereof. Visitors and customers must present a negative test - convalescent and vaccinated people in the sense of the COVID-19 Protective Measures Exceptions Ordinance of the federal government as well as children up to and including five years of age are exempt from the test obligation. If proof of a test, vaccination or recovery is required, this must be presented in written or digital form. The mask requirement applies.

  • At universities and academies according to the Academy Act, face-to-face courses with up to 100 people can take place. Access to study places is possible with prior registration.
  • The gastronomy is allowed to open between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Inside, one guest is allowed for every 2.5 square meters of guest room area or part thereof. There are no restrictions on people outside. Inside and outside, the seats are to be arranged in such a way that a distance of at least 1.5 meters is guaranteed between the tables. Delivery and collection services are also allowed between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Theaters, opera and concert halls as well as cinemas can hold events with up to 100 participants indoors. Up to 250 participants are allowed outdoors. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • Music, art, youth art, dance and ballet schools as well as comparable institutions are allowed to teach groups of up to 20 students. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • Congregational singing is permitted at religious events.
  • Trade fairs, exhibitions and congresses can take place.
  • Low-contact leisure and amateur sports on sports facilities and sports facilities in the open air and in closed rooms as well as fitness and yoga studios and comparable facilities are again permitted. There is no obligation to wear a mask when exercising.
  • Up to 250 visitors may be present at top and professional sports events outdoors and in closed rooms. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • In accommodation establishments, saunas, baths and wellness areas are allowed to open to overnight guests.
  • Saunas and similar facilities may reopen for groups of up to ten people.
  • The interior of swimming pools, thermal pools, fun pools and other pools can be reopened.

3rd opening level

If, after the 2nd opening stage, the 7-day incidence in the respective city or district continues to fall in the following 14 days, further easing apply.

The hygiene requirements (§ 4 Corona regulation) must be observed and a hygiene concept (§ 6 Corona regulation) must be drawn up. The contact details of the visitors and customers must be documented, this can be done in analog or digital form - for example using appropriate apps (Section 7 Corona Ordinance).

The number of visitors, participants or customers present at the same time is limited to one person per 10 square meters of event space. Visitors and customers must submit a negative test - convalescent and vaccinated people in the sense of the COVID-19 Protective Measures Exceptions Ordinance of the federal government as well as children up to and including five years of age are exempt from the test obligation. If proof of test, vaccination or recovery is required, this must be presented in written or digital form. The mask requirement applies.

  • Face-to-face events at universities and academies in accordance with the Academy Act are possible with up to 250 participants. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • Theaters, opera and concert halls as well as cinemas can hold events with up to 250 participants indoors. Up to 500 participants are allowed outdoors. The distance requirement must be observed.
  • Trade fairs, exhibitions and congresses can again take place with one person per ten square meters of event space
  • Amusement parks and other leisure facilities can reopen to the public.
  • The operation of bathing establishments is generally permitted again. This also includes saunas and similar facilities such as steam baths or hammams.

If there is an increasing 7-day incidence on average over 14 consecutive days in a city or district, the regulations of the previous opening step apply again.

A downward trend means if, within 14 consecutive days since the first day of the respective opening level, the 7-day incidence is on average below the 7-day incidence of the first day of the respective opening level.

There is an increasing tendency if, within 14 consecutive days since the first day of the respective opening level, the seven-day incidence is on average above the seven-day incidence of the first day of the respective opening level.

Urban and rural counties with a 7-day incidence below 50

If the 7-day incidence in a city or district falls to below 50 on five consecutive working days, further easing applies:

  • Ten people from a maximum of three households are allowed to meet again. Children of the respective households up to and including 13 years of age do not count.
  • The entire retail trade is allowed to open. One customer per 10 m² is allowed on the first 800 square meters (m²) of sales area. One customer per 20 m² is allowed over 800 m². For a sales area of ​​600 m², this would mean a maximum of 60 customers. With 1,200 m² there would be 100 customers: 80 customers for the first 800 m² and 20 customers for the further 400 m². Special sales promotions that lead to an increased influx of people are not permitted. There is no test obligation for customers.
  • Unless otherwise stated, the requirements for the opening steps, such as the general mask requirement or the test requirement in the various areas, are retained.
  • Libraries and libraries, archives, museums, galleries, zoological and botanical gardens and memorials are allowed to open without further restrictions.

If the 7-day incidence in a city or county rises to over 50 on three consecutive days, this relaxation is withdrawn.

You will find the regulations for the step-by-step plan in Section 21 of the state's Corona Ordinance.

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