Current DIS Copenhagen Health and Safety Notifications

DIS Copenhagen Health and Safety Notifications

January 16, 2022

Danish authorities approved some changes to the COVID-19 restrictions which are now scheduled to expire on January 31st. A summary of changes are as follows:

  • Cultural institutions reopen, with a maximum of 1,500 people allowed at indoor venues including: theatres, museums, art galleries, sports halls, and conference centers
  • Amusement parks may reopen
  • The validity of the Coronapas, Denmark’s COVID-19 health pass, has decreased to five months after a person is fully vaccinated. The pass becomes valid again if the holder received a booster vaccination. Current students: See the testing newsletter from DIS with more details on the Coronapas
  • 4th vaccination dose authorized for vulnerable populations

Restrictions extended through January 31st include:

  • Masks required at institutions of higher education (this includes DIS), on public transportation, and in shops and stores. DIS student can remove their masks, if they choose, when in their classrooms
  • An active Coronapas required to enter many locations, including DIS buildings
  • Restaurants must ensure two meters squared per seated guest and four meters squares for those standing. Masks are required for standing and moving within a restaurant. Bars and restaurants close at 11pm
  • The sale of alcohol remains banned from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am

More information about the current COVID-19 restrictions can be found in The Local DK article

 

December 20, 2021

Due to the rising numbers of positive COVID-19 cases, the Danish parliament has agreed to introduce the following new restrictions as of Sunday morning 19 December, and will remain in place until at least 17 January.

  • Everyone is urged to limit social contacts over the Christmas holidays.
  • Mask mandates extended to educational institutions, worship services, and take-away places.
  • Restaurants must ensure two meters squared per seated guest and four meters squared for those standing. Masks are required for standing and moving within a restaurant. Restaurants must stop serving alcohol at 10pm and close at 11pm.
  • All alcohol sales are banned from 10pm to 5am.
  • Retail businesses, worship services, and all religious meetings must ensure social distancing requirements.
  • Many public social and cultural venues are closed:
    • Amusement parks
    • Aquariums
    • Arcades
    • Art galleries
    • Banquet facilities
    • Casinos
    • Community Centers (Forsamlingshuse)
    • Culture houses (Kulturhuse)
    • Fairs, conferences and lectures
    • Folkehøjskoler
    • Indoor play areas and water parks
    • Museums
    • Sporting event with paying spectators
    • Theaters
    • Zoos
  • Long distance buses, intercity trains, and intercity light rail all require a seat reservation and Coronapas.

You can read more about Friday’s press conference and these new restrictions in The Local article.

COVID-19 Information

The resources below are continually updated to reflect current country guidelines and DIS policies in relation to COVID-19: