This guide explains the Coronavirus situation in Berlin. It is updated at least once a day, when there is new information.

Coronavirus restrictions in Berlin

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Changes on July 3

  • You can meet up to 100 people outdoors1. The previous limit was 10 people from 5 households.
  • Outdoor events can have up to 2000 participants with a test, or 500 participants without a test.

Changes on June 21

  • Kitas can completely reopen1.

Changes on June 18

  • Masks: You don't need a mask outside. You can visit shopping streets, zoos and the botanical garden without wearing a mask.
  • Events can have up to 1000 guests outside, or up to 250 guests inside1. Fairs (Jahrmärkte und Volksfeste) are allowed again. Open air dances are allowed, with up to 250 guests. Private events (like weddings or parties) can have 100 guests outside, or 50 guests inside1.
  • Clubs can reopen with a limited number of guests.
  • Hair salons do not require a test. If you must remove your mask (for example to trim your beard), you still need a test1.
  • Indoor swimming pools, saunas and therms can reopen1. You must have a negative test. Steam baths (Dampfbäder) stay closed.
  • Casinos, arcades and amusement parks can reopen1.
  • Alcohol: You can buy alcohol at any time of the day.

If the infection numbers are below 20 per 100 000, you don't need a negative test, you can meet as many people as you want, and you don't need to wear a mask outside1.

Changes on June 11

  • Hotels and pensions can reopen for tourists1, 2. You need a negative test. Hotels in Brandenburg can also reopen1.

Full list of restrictions

Travel restrictions in Berlin and Germany

    Quarantine requirements in Berlin

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    Official information for travellers ➞

    Coronavirus tests in Berlin

    Coronavirus testing information for Berlin ➞

    Coronavirus vaccine in Berlin

    Coronavirus vaccine information for Berlin ➞

    Corona hotlines for Berlin

    If you have coronavirus symptoms, or questions about getting tested, call one of the coronavirus hotlines.

    You can also call your local Gesundheitsamt: