Extended testing obligations for the unvaccinated

Extended testing obligations for the unvaccinated

In Berlin, extended testing obligations for people without Corona vaccination will apply from Friday (20 August 2021). This was decided by the Senate on Tuesday, thereby implementing a corresponding federal-state agreement in state law.


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A corona rapid test is prepared in a test station.

Accordingly, many activities, primarily in enclosed spaces, will in future only be permitted for vaccinated, recovered and tested persons. According to Health Administration, this applies to participation in events in closed rooms or in outdoor events with more than 100 people present at the same time. The three Gs (vaccinated, convalescent, tested) also come into play for indoor gatherings with more than 50 people present at the same time, for visits to the hairdresser and other body-related services. The same applies to visits to hospitals, rehabilitation centres or institutions for the disabled.
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Hotel guests need negative Corona test

When staying overnight in hotels and holiday flats, unvaccinated persons must also present a negative test and repeat this on every third day of their stay. In all the activities described, up to 24-hour-old rapid tests, which will no longer be free of charge nationwide from 11 October, or PCR tests will be recognised. Their period of validity was extended from 24 to 48 hours.

Source: dpa/deepl.com

| Last edited: Tuesday, 17. August 2021 15:29 Uhr

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