Government extends COVID-19 gathering restrictions

Gathering limitation measures extended until December 13

Due to the COVID-19 situation in Denmark continuing to gather momentum, the government has today decided to extend the current gathering restrictions up until December 13.

The restrictions were set to expire on Sunday, but the government decided to follow health authority recommendations to extend the restrictions.

The decision means that the following measure will remain in place until at least December 13:

– gathering limits of a maximum of 10 people (aside from outdoor funerals, which are at 50)

– recommendations pertaining to a max of 10 people in private homes

– recommendations regarding having social contact with a max of 10 people

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Still high nationwide
The news comes as the infection level in Denmark remains high.

Yesterday, there were coronavirus cases in all of Denmark’s 98 municipalities – and 97 had infection rates above 20 per 100,000 citizens.

Read more about Denmark’s COVID-19 numbers here.