Local COVID information for “Heidelberg, Germany”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Germany. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated September 2021.)
Last updated: September 24, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Germany you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Required
Face masks such as FFP2, KN95, or surgical masks, are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and while on public transport. Further restrictions may vary by state.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is mostly operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants may open for outdoor dining only. Takeaway options may also be available. Restrictions may vary depending on the state.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars offering outdoor seating are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Indoor seating remains closed. Restrictions may vary depending on the state.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Essential shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential shops are gradually opening such as personal care services, including hairdressers. Retail restrictions may vary depending on the state.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Heidelberg, Germany?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Germany. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated September 2021.. The current R number is 0.906189351116622

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Heidelberg, Germany?

Face masks are required.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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