January 16, Archived Alert Related to COVID-19 (Changes in Restrictions)

January 16

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