Corona virus - Silberregion Karwendel

Current information

about the corona virus

Currently, some detailed questions arise when planning the winter vacation. All information for your vacation, from arrival, accommodation, to leisure activities, you can find at www.willkommen.tirol/en.

accommodation

Correct handling in accommodation establishments.

gastronomy

Regulations and recommendations in gastronomy.

Leisure facility

Regulations and recommendations for leisure facilities

The following rules generally apply

  • Keep distance! This means: You must keep a distance of at least 2 meters from people who do not live in the same household
  • Wash hands several times a day for at least 30 seconds with soap and water
  • Act responsibly
  • Sneeze or cough: in the crook of your arm or in a handkerchief
  • Avoid shaking hands and hugs


A FFP2-mask is mandatory in the following places

  • In public transport 
  • In the supermarket and in stores 
  • In gastronomy for employees as well as for customers (except at the seat)
  • In pharmacies
  • In gas station shops
  • In the bank
  • In taxis
  • In the health sector
  • With authorities
  • In schools (depending on the school level if an usual mask or a FFP2-mask)
  • In the service sector

Please note that different rules may apply across the district or country. These are based on the Corona traffic light. Details about the Corona traffic light and the classifications of the individual countries / districts

 

ORDINANCE TO COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID 19 VIRUS VARIANT B.1.1.7/E484K CONCERNING EXIT FROM TYROL

Due to the occurrence of the British coronavirus mutation with further mutation characteristics, an exit testing obligation for the province of Tyrol, which will be controlled by random sampling, will apply until 24.04.2021, 24:00. For all testing obligations, a negative PCR or antigen test is considered as proof. You can find the regulation here.

  

THE 4TH COVID 19 PROTECTION ORDINANCE BRINGS FIRST OPENING STEP


The regulation came into force on 08.02.2021.

OVERVIEW OF THE MOST IMPORTANT POINTS OF THE ORDINANCE:
(detailed information can be found here)

EXTENSION OF THE FFP2 MASK OBLIGATION

Everywhere, where up to now a mouth-nose protection was prescribed, in the future the
FFP2 obligation.

  • at all public places in closed rooms
  • at currently permitted events (e.g. funerals)

DISTANCE

In all public places - indoor and outdoor - a minimum distance of two meters must be maintained.
Exempt from this are persons living in the same household, as well as life partners not living in the same household, individual closest relatives and individual important reference persons.

EXIT RESTRICTIONS FROM 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Major Exceptions:

  • Averting imminent danger to life, limb or property.
  • Care and assistance to persons in need of support, family responsibilities.
  • Meeting the necessary basic needs of daily life
  • Professional and educational purposes
  • Individual sports, walks (physical and mental recreation)
  • Unpostponable official and judicial appointments
  • A maximum of 2 households may meet between 06:00 and 20:00 - a maximum of 4 adults with their children in need of supervision.

COMMERCE

  • All stores will be open, maximum opening hours from 06.00 to 19.00
  • An area of 20 m2 must be available per customer. (previously: 1 customer per 10 m2)
  • FFP2 obligation
  • Shopping centers: no loitering in general areas, no consumption of food and beverages, only that of stores is counted as area here.

SERVICES - access tests for body-related services

  • All services can be offered again.
  • However, body-related services (e.g., hairdressing, massage, pedicure) may only be accessed upon presentation of a negative PCR or antigen test result. The test (time of sample collection) must not be older than 48 hours.
  • Individuals who were infected with COVID-19 in the past six months and have since recovered are exempt from mandatory testing.
  • FFP2 mandatory or if this is not possible due to the nature of the service, other appropriate protective measures.

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

  • Museums and libraries, libraries and archives are opened (restriction of 1 visitor per 20 m2, FFP2 obligation).
  • Animal parks and botanical gardens will also be reopened.
  • Cable cars and gondolas may only be entered with a negative antigen test or PCR test. The test (time of sampling) must not be older than 48 hours. In addition, the wearing of an FFP2 mask is mandatory.

SCHOOLS

After the semester break (15.02), there will again be face-to-face classes for all elementary schools. Shift operation will apply for lower and upper grades. A testing policy for all students, which includes a negative test that may not be older than 48 hours, is in place.

ENTRY RESTRICTIONS

Tightening of Entry Regulations: The existing entry regulations will be further tightened, which means, among other things, that the existing exceptions to the entry regulations will be reduced. Commuters are thus also required for the first time to register upon entry and to present a negative test result 1 time per week. The possibility of shortening the quarantine by a negative test result from the 5 day is to be dropped. For those who do not fall under an exemption, a negative test should generally be required in the future. The existing border controls with neighboring countries will be extended.

 

Despite the greatest possible care, we cannot guarantee completeness and correctness. The communication channels of the Silberregion Karwendel do not in any way replace official information channels or statutory regulations. Since the situation with regard to travel warnings can change quickly, please contact the foreign ministry in your home country to find out about the current regulations.

Further general information on the current situation can be found here: