From the end of January, the Danish government intends to lift all restrictions imposed in connection with the pandemic. And already in early February, COVID-19 will no longer be considered a disease that poses a danger to society, the newspaper wrote on January 25 Jyllands-Posten.
According to the publication, from February 5, COVID-19 will be excluded from the category of socially dangerous diseases. This decision was made by the authorities on the basis of the recommendations of a special epidemiological commission. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen will announce it at a press conference on Wednesday.
Thus, the country will return to pre-pandemic life. The restrictive measures that were taken in December will cease to operate. Gyms, casinos, amusement parks, conference rooms, cinemas and art galleries will open across the country next week, and employees will be able to return to offices after working remotely.
In September 2021, despite the increase in the incidence of COVID-19 in the world, Denmark has already canceled coronavirus restrictions. The Kingdom became the first country in the European Union to fully return to the way of life in the pre-pandemic period.
Previous edition Politico noted that along with the successful introduction of the vaccine, experts pointed to high level of trust the population to the authorities. It was reported that 80.5% of the country’s residents were vaccinated with two doses of the vaccine, 59.5% received a booster dose.
On January 24, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the coronavirus pandemic could end in 2022 if comprehensive measures are taken. He noted that in order to stop the spread of coronavirus, 70% of the population in each country must be vaccinated.
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