Corona virus - Silberregion Karwendel

Current information

about the corona virus

All information for your vacation, from arrival, accommodation, to leisure activities, you can find at www.welcome.tirol.

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 ! meter 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

  

FURTHER RELAXATIONS FROM JUNE 10, 2021


Beginning Thursday, June 10, 2021, the prospective relaxations will go into effect. The current ordinance you find here. Here is a brief summary of the key points:

GENERAL

  • Minimum distance will be reduced from 2 to 1 meter
  • Minimum square meters per customer will be lowered from 20 to 10 (this applies to sports, retail and museums)
  • The mask requirement outdoor is eliminated
  • In business establishments, non-public sports venues, and recreational and cultural facilities without on-site staff, 3-G proof must be available, but does not have to be proven in advance

  • Valid tests are:
    • Negative PCR test (validity: 3 days)
    • Negative antigen test from test lane, pharmacy, etc. (Validity: 2 days)
    • NEW: Antigen tests for self-testing (digital), recorded in an official data processing system (Validity: 1 day) = "Vorarlberg Model".
    • NEW: Self-testing on site will also allow access. However, this test is only valid for this one visit and only at the premises.
    • NEW: For children, school tests will also be valid as an entry test*.
  • No mandatory testing for takeaways or suppliers

  • Vaccination can be proven by vaccination certificate, vaccination card or printout
  • Recovery: segregation notice, antibody test, etc.
    Note on antibody testing: evidence of neutralizing antibodies continues to count for three months from the date of testing. The test for neutralizing antibodies (or a corresponding correlate) is carried out by a human medical laboratory that meets the quality criteria for this specified by the Austrian Medical Association.

 

GASTRONOMY

The following regulations are currently in effect:

  • 3-G rule: admission only for tested, recovered or vaccinated persons.
  • Closing time: 24 o'clock
  • Minimum distance: 1 meter
  • Indoor maximum of 8 adults plus children in need of supervision per table
  • Outdoor maximum of 16 adults plus children in need of supervision per table
  • Pick-up possible during regular opening hours (5 a.m. to midnight)
  • No test is required for snack stands and for pick-up.
  • Masks required for operators and workers both indoors and outdoors
  • Regular testing also for employees

 

Planned as of July 1:

  • No corona ban hour,
  • no distance regulations,
  • No restrictions on tables,
  • Typical nighttime dining over the course of the summer.

 

HOTEL BUSINESS

The following regulations are currently in effect:

  • 3-G rule when entering and checking in.
  • Current 3-G proof is required to use food service, spa and fitness facilities, tests must thus be renewed for this purpose if necessary.

 

TRADE & SERVICES

The following regulations currently apply:

  • Stores: no 3-G proof required, an area of 10m2 must be available per customer.
  • For services close to the body, a 3-G proof is required, for this only 10m2 per customer is necessary.
  • Other services (e.g. consultation in the bank or at the notary) may only be used by as many persons as absolutely necessary.

As of July 1, there will be no more m2 restrictions.

 

CUTLURE & EVENTS

Currently, the following regulations apply:

  • Compliance with the 1 meter minimum distance
  • Only events with assigned seating are permitted for 51 or more people. These must be approved by the local health department. The maximum limits are 1,500 people indoor and 3,000 outdoor. 75% of the seating capacity may be occupied.
  • Above 11 people, the 3 G rule applies, plus notification to the local health department is required. In addition, an FFP2 mask must be worn both indoors and outdoors. Serving of beverages and food are not permitted. This rule applies to weddings, garden parties and similar events.
  • Under 10 persons, gatherings are permitted without notification or permit.
  • Events are newly regulated under the term "gatherings":
  • Museums are subject to the same regulations as retail: no 3 G proof, 10m2 rule.
  • Hobby rehearsals are permitted without notification or permit. Participation is only possible with 3-G proof. The regulations for the place of professional activity apply. Forming permanent teams exempts from distance and masking requirements.

Scheduled to take effect July 1:

  • No caps on events,
  • Both seated and standing areas possible,
  • Obligation to notify from 100 guests, obligation to obtain a permit from 500.

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES & SPORTS

Leisure Activities:

The following rules are currently in effect:

  • 3-G rule
  • Indoor (e.g. in pools and spas), an area of 20m2 must be available per guest in the respective enclosed space.
  • Each leisure operation must draw up a prevention concept and appoint a COVID 19 officer.
  • For rides (e.g. carousel), there must be an empty seat between visitors.
  • Indoor registration of customers is mandatory.
  • 1 meter minimum distance

 

Sports:

The following regulations currently apply:

  • For sports facilities, the 3-G rule applies.
  • 10m2 restriction for sports practice,
  • All sports are allowed, contact sports are also allowed again.
  • Mask requirement indoors when not practicing sports. There is no mask and distance obligation during sports.
  • Sport in public space (e.g. in the soccer cage) may be practiced by a total of 10 people (above this is a notifiable gathering), mask obligation and distance do not apply.

As of July 1, there are no further restrictions.

 

Museums:

  • 10m2 per guest rule

As of July 1, there shall be no m2 restrictions.

 

TRANSPORTATION:

  • maximum occupancy for cable and rack railroads: 75%.
  • no occupancy limit for coaches and excursion boats; a 3 G certificate is required
  • mandatory wearing of masks in enclosed spaces
  • Operators must develop a prevention plan and appoint a COVID 19 officer.

 

CONTACT RESTRICTIONS:

  • Indoor: up to 8 persons + children permitted
  • Outdoor: up to 16 people + children allowed
  • No distance and mask requirement for up to 8 people.
  • Increase in display requirement. This applies from 17 persons

As of July 1, there should be no more contact restrictions.

 

MASK DUTY:

  • No changes to the requirement to wear a mask indoors. Outdoors, the mask requirement will no longer apply.
  • Scheduled to take effect July 1: Mask requirement indoors whenever 3-G proof is not required indoors.

 

ENTRY

  • Simplifications in pre-travel clearance: persons with 3-G evidence who enter Austria from countries with a stable infection situation (Annex A) no longer need to complete the pre-travel clearance in advance. That is, persons who do not take the test until after entering Austria must continue to register in advance online at entry.ptc.gv.at.

Planned from July 1: Start of EU Digital COVID Certificate.

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: