Denmark will allow public in stadiums and advances the opening of the restoration. The Danish Government and several opposition parties presented an agreement on Friday to advance the reopening , which includes allowing outdoor meetings of up to 50 people and the public in football stadiums from day 21.
The four-phase plan presented in March allowed shopping malls, restaurants, libraries and museums to be reopened starting on Wednesday, although in the last three phases it is necessary to present a certificate (which can be downloaded on mobile phones) that proves that they are vaccinated. has passed the covid-19 or has been negative in a test.
The new agreement eliminates the requirement for a certificate on the terraces of bars and restaurants, which can now be opened inside (with a certificate and prior reservation) and serve alcohol until 10 p.m.
The matches of the main football categories and the national team will have up to 500 people in delimited sections (one third of the total capacity), separated by one meter and who must be vaccinated or present a recent negative test.
Face-to-face education for adult and professional education students will also be increased .
The maximum number of people in public gatherings will be raised to 50 outdoors and 10 indoors; from May 6, to 75 and 25, respectively; and from June 11, 100 indoors and will be removed outdoors.
“Now we can advance various parts of the reopening to next week. This is because we are in a favorable position in Denmark . We have contagion under control, massive capacity to test and sequence, and the possibility of implementing local closures,” he said the Minister of Health, Magnus Heunicke.
Denmark has kept the epidemic under control since the end of January, with around 200 hospitalized and a positivity rate in the tests (it is one of the countries that does the most tests) of less than 0.50%.
According to the latest figures from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the incidence of new cases in the last 14 days was 165.11 per 100,000 inhabitants, with a mortality of 4.81 per 100,000 (only higher to those of Iceland and Liechtenstein).
The good epidemic situation, together with the availability of more vaccines and the possible risks of thrombosis, were the arguments used two days ago by the Danish health authorities to permanently suspend the AstraZeneca vaccine against covid-19, which is no longer listed. in the vaccination schedule. Denmark expects to have its population vaccinated in August .