Due to the extension of the corona lockdown, there are new rules. Here you can find an overview of what is still allowed in Lower Saxony.
- The corona* Case numbers continue to rise unhindered.
- Therefore, a stricter applies nationwide Corona lockdown.
- In Lower Saxony there is a looser one compared to other countries rule.
Göttingen – that Coronavirus still has a firm grip on Germany. Therefore, the federal and state governments have decided to extend the Corona lockdowns agreed. That leaves more Restrictions and rules hand in hand. Even though Lower Saxony If there were fewer new infections compared to other countries, the tightened lockdown also applies here.
As the state government announced, the consequences of the contacts on Christmas and New Year’s Eve are not yet foreseeable. How strong that Infection events in Lower Saxony in fact, will only become clear in the coming days. On Sunday (January 10th, 2021) the Lower Saxony State Health Office was notified of 1,748 new infections within 24 hours – this increases the total number of Corona cases in Lower Saxony to 120,453. The nationwide 7 day incidence has increased compared to the previous day and is 121.5 on Sunday (previous day: 106.8).
When do the lockdown rules apply in Lower Saxony?
The new Corona regulation with the lockdown rules in Lower Saxony will apply from Sunday, January 10th, 2021 and will initially apply until January 31st, 2021. The new Quarantine regulation for travelers returning however, applies from Monday, January 11th, 2021. Who after Lower Saxony enters the country and has been in a foreign risk area in the past ten days must either be a maximum of 48 hours old Corona test present or be tested immediately after arrival.
Even if the test is negative, the person must go directly to quarantine go – for ten days. This can be ended after five days at the earliest. For this, however, a second negative has to be found Corona test exist. The state government announced on Friday (January 8th, 2021). In addition, people who already have a Corona infection or two vaccinations are not exempted from the quarantine obligation. The corona vaccinations in Lower Saxony have now started. Appointments for the vaccination centers will start at the end of January.
Corona in Lower Saxony: What contact restrictions apply?
After the changed Corona regulation of the country Lower Saxony you are allowed to be in the Public as well as in private space only meet with your own household and another person from another household. A household is a permanent community of people living together. “Children of separated parents form a common household with both parents,” says a press release.
Corona rules in Lower Saxony: what applies to schools and daycare centers?
There are also some new corona rules for schools. For Elementary schools applies to distance lessons in the first week after the holidays. Thereafter, the lessons will continue until the end of the semester in an alternating model. As the German Press Agency (dpa) announced, will be secondary schools completely switched to distance learning. The same applies to vocational schools in Lower Saxony. In the High school graduation and graduation classes the lessons take place in an alternating model with divided classes.
There is an additional one for students in grades 1 to 6 Emergency care. Emergency care with up to 50 percent of the group size is also offered in daycare centers. This can be used by parents who work in relevant professions and therefore cannot ensure care. The private care of children in small groups from several different households is still allowed.
Corona in Lower Saxony: How are the 15 kilometer rules implemented?
In numerous federal states, from one 7 day incidence over 200 the radius of movement can be limited to 15 kilometers around the place of residence. Lower Saxony takes a different path here and leaves the respective municipalities free to introduce this step. A web tool helps keep the 15-kilometer radius for your own place of residence to find out.
As a government spokeswoman said, they could Corona situation better assess the site and the need for 15 kilometer rule assess. In order not to favor anyone, the starting point in Lower Saxony not the place of residence, but the residential address. Exceptions to the restriction of the range of motion only apply if there is a valid reason, such as work.
Corona rules in Lower Saxony: Can the retail trade open again?
Numerous shops in Lower Saxony need due to the ambiguous Corona infection situation remain closed. This also applies to gastronomy. Pick-up and delivery services are from the Lockdown rule except. Body-hugging services such as hairdressing salons, cosmetic studios, tattoo studios and similar businesses are also not allowed to open. Medically necessary treatments such as physiotherapy or medical foot care are still possible. (Karolin Schaefer) * hna.de is part of the nationwide Ippen digital editorial network.
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