The Danish government intends to lift all restrictions imposed in connection with the pandemic from January 31, TASS reports with reference to Jyllands-Posten.
According to her sources, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen plans to announce the decision at a press conference on Wednesday. According to the publication, the head of the cabinet will also announce that from February 5, COVID-19 will no longer be classified as diseases that are critically dangerous to the public. These government decisions were made on the basis of the recommendations of a special epidemiological commission, the newspaper writes.
In December, a number of restrictive measures were taken in Denmark due to the spread of the coronavirus: the concept of the maximum number of buyers and visitors per square meter was introduced for shops and restaurants, gyms, casinos, amusement parks, conference halls, cinemas, art galleries. The government called on private and state-owned enterprises to organize remote work of employees.
From January 16, despite the high rates of infection, cinemas, museums and theaters can once again receive visitors, and a limited number of fans are allowed to compete in the presence of a protective mask and presenting a COVID-passport. 80.5% of Danish residents have been vaccinated with two doses of the vaccine, 59.5% have already received a booster dose.