Current Information on the Coronavirus

The city of Weimar has put together general information regarding the coronavirus. Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions and links to important sources.

+++ We are currently assuming 50 positive cases in Weimar, of which 8 are cured. (As of 6. April 2020/6.30 p.m.) +++

Important Contacts

Weimar's Central Hotline 03643 - 762 555

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7am - 8 pm and Saturday and Sunday 9 am - 3 pm

+++The hotline is currently fully occupied, please try several times+++

Emergency Medical Services 116 117

If you require help outside the hotline’s operation hours, please contact the

emergency medical services at 116 117.

On March 22, 2020, the German government decided the following.

The population must strictly follow these rules:

  • Groups of more than two people are strictly prohibited. Families and people living in one household are excluded.
  • Contact between strangers has to be reduced to an absolute minimum.
  • In public, a distance of 1.50 meters must be kept between strangers.
  • Violations of the contact restrictions are to be monitored and sanctioned by regulatory authorities and the police.
  • Hygiene regulations have to be observed in companies for employees and visitors.
  • Catering businesses have to remain closed. However, the delivery and collection of takeaway meals for consumption at home is permitted.
  • Service companies in the field of personal care (e.g. hairdressers and cosmetic studios) have to be closed. Medical treatments remain allowed

Current Information on the Coronavirus

Below are links to reliable sources. These are constantly being updated. They link to german sources.

Hygiene Advice

You can help limit the spread of the coronavirus by following the tips below.

The Ten Most Important Hygiene Steps

  • Wash your hands often
  • Wash your hand thoroughly
  • Keep your hands away from your face
  • Follow proper coughing and sneezing etiquette (keep your distance from others and sneeze or cough into the crook of your elbow)
  • Isolate yourself from others if you are ill
  • Protect any open wounds
  • Keep your home clean
  • Be sure to wash food properly
  • Wash dishes and laundry using hot water
  • Ventilate your home or office regularly

    In addition, abstain from shaking hands.

    Current Information

    risk areas

    • Egypt: whole country
    • France: whole country
    • Iran: whole country
    • Italy: whole country
    • Austria: whole country
    • Switzerland: Cantons of Ticino, Vaud and Geneva
    • Spain: whole country
    • South Korea: Daegue and Gyeongsangbuk-do Province (North Gyeongsang)
    • United States: states of California, Washington, New York and New Jersey

    Everybody who has been to these areas within the past 14 days, has to immediately put themselves in isolation and report to the hotline of the city of Weimar at 03643 - 762 555. / As of March 31, 2020

    Weimar offers help to Siena

    Together with the Sophien- and Hufeland-Klinikum, Weimar offers help to the Tuscan twin city.