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04.05.2021 - BREAKING NEWS: The plans for the next two reopening phases are now ready


The politicians have spent the night negotiating the content of the next two reopening phases, which are going to enter into effect on the 6th and 21st of May respectively.


The results are likely very pleasing to most - but we've also now gotten unofficially confirmed that pretty much all festivals will have to cancel this year.


It's also become official that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been removed from the Danish vaccination programme, just like it happened with the AstraZeneca vaccine, pushing the time where everybody should have been offered a vaccine with three weeks, until the end of August.


It will, however, be possible to voluntarily get vaccinated with the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines that we have already received, at some unspecified time in May.


For further details, see below the picture.

The politicians after the nightly negotiations, with the Minister of Health, Magnus Heunicke (S) at the front / Photo: TV2

The details of the next two phases of the reopening of Denmark


6th of May

  • All pupils in elementary school can return to school at full time

  • Indoor sport, including fitness centres, can reopen for people 18 years or older, with the mandatory use of the corona passport

  • The 30-minute-rule on restaurants and bars will be removed

  • Concert venues, theatres, cinemas etc. can reopen with up to 2.000 spectators in sections of 500, with the mandatory use of the corona passport

  • Conferences and meetings with business-related purposes can reopen with up to 1.000 participants in sections of 500 where people are sitting down, with the mandatory use of the corona passport

  • The requirement that private parties in rented rooms must finish at 23 is removed if the participants know each other well already. It's furthermore legal to also serve alcohol at private parties between 22 and 5

  • The assembly ban limit is raised to 25 people indoor, and 75 people outdoor


21st of May

  • All pupils on juvenile educations and adult educations (high schools/VUC/etc.) can return to their educations at full time

  • Students at higher educations (universities etc.) can return with 50 % physical attendance

  • There will be worked out a plan for the gradual normalisation of physical attendance to their workplaces, starting from the 21st of May 2021



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