Denmark will close bars, clubs and schools before Omicron outbreak
Denmark introduced a lighter version of the anti-Covid restrictions adopted last winter, limiting the opening hours of bars and restaurants and early closing of schools for the Christmas holiday, as Omicron’s version spread across the country. is spreading.
“The Danish economy is very strong,” but “we must do everything possible to avoid global disruptions,” Prime Minister Mette Fredriksson said during a news conference in Copenhagen today. The government will introduce compensation plans for companies affected by the new measures, Trade Minister Simon Kollerup explained. Denmark has recorded more than 6,600 new infections, a record 10 times the daily rate two months ago. In short, the measures taken by the Danish government are:
– Bars, clubs and restaurants must close at midnight and shops cannot sell alcohol after this time
– Indoor events, such as concerts, with more than 50 permanent participants will be prohibited
– The shelf life of a vaccine in Danish Green Pass is reduced from 12 months before the last injection to 7 months
– Schools will be closed on December 15, depending on the school district, which is three to seven days ahead of schedule
– Now masks will be needed in restaurants too; They were already mandatory in retail stores and on public transport.
Finally, the government recommends that people work from home if they can.
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