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Effective 2 July: the most recent host nation ordinance allows for further easing of COVID-19 restrictions and applies throughout Rheinland-Pfalz.  The following summary of local measures also apply on Air Force installations, unless otherwise noted in 52nd Fighter Wing guidance:

  • Private gatherings are permitted for up to 25 members from different households. Those who have recovered from COVID-19, or who are fully vaccinated as well as children ages 14 and under do not count against the total number present.
  • Retail establishments are open, but limit the amount of customers based on store size.
  • Larger events with spectators or participants are permitted with varying requirements; depending on the venue and incidence rate.
  • Clubs and discos may open for up to 350 visitors and in compliance with protective measures.
  • Fairs, flea markets and folk festivals are permitted.
  • Indoor/outdoor dining and buffets are permitted in compliance with several protective measures.
  • Hotels, holiday homes, hostels and campsites are open with several protective measures and a negative test upon arrival.
  • Zoos, botanical gardens, amusement parks, outdoor climbing centers, minigolf and similar facilities are open.
  • Movie theaters, concert halls, museums, circuses and similar facilities are open to a limited number of spectators.
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, thermal baths and saunas can open at 50% capacity.
  • Use of face coverings remains mandatory in virtually all indoor public places.
  • Medical face mask (surgical mask) or a KN95/N95/FFP2 mask are required in the following areas off base:
    • Shopping/stores/restaurants/salons and public transportation
    • Institutions serving in the administration of justice, such as courts, notary offices and law firms
    • Places of worship
    • In other areas where people congregate
  • Indoor and outdoor physical fitness training is authorized in groups up to a maximum of 50 people plus a trainer. Those who are vaccinated or recovered do not count against the total.
    • Indoor training requires additional protective measures
  • Areas that exceed a 7-day incidence rate of 100 cases per 100K people for more than three consecutive days will have additional restrictive protective measures.