Status: May 9, 2020
With its decision of 9 May 2020, the state government of Baden-Württemberg has now announced a package of measures that will gradually pave the way back to normality. All of us share the responsibility of ensuring that the spread of infection is kept under control. If regional rates of infection start rising once again, local and state governments will be required to reactivate restrictions on public life. The new regulations will apply from Monday, May 11, 2020.
Step 1 (light green)
Open-air sports facilities such as golf courses or tennis courts, riding facilities and dog training schools may reopen.
Outdoor sports are also permitted again with animals such as dogs or horses
Teams ((only applies to professional athletes) can only train individually or in small groups, but direct physical contact remains prohibited. Hygiene regulations must still be observed: Athletes must change at home, changing rooms and communal showers are to be kept closed.
Driving schools, marinas and air sport, music schools may restart with restrictions,
tanning salons, massage, cosmetic and nail studios may reopen. In the leisure sector, casinos without catering facilities may resume operations. The ban on visiting hospitals is relaxed. Members of two households may meet outdoors.
Step 2 (green)
Step 3 (yellow)
Before Whitsun (May 31)
Step 4 (orange)
After Whitsun (May 29/31)
After the Pentecost holidays in mid-June, all pupils in Baden-Württemberg are to go back to school at least temporarily, and normal operation will only be possible again when distance rules no longer have to be observed. It is not yet possible to say when that will be.
Step 5 (red)