First and foremost, we keep an eye on changes in the rules of entry to Denmark and as the rules are right now, Europeans may still enter Denmark to work if they are able to present both an employment contract and a negative COVID-19 test that is not older than 72 hours.
In addition, extra border controls are being put in place and more people will be tested at the border. This can certainly lead to longer queues and thus longer waiting time to cross the border into Denmark. Most important for you is to remember your employment contract and preferably a copy of your latest payslip.
From Thursday 29 October, you must wear face masks in all indoor public places, and these include supermarkets, cinemas, restaurants, bars, hospitals, upper secondary education, adult and higher education and public transport.
From Monday 26 October, it will be forbidden to sell alcohol after 22:00 in Denmark and this means that from next week most stores will have chosen to close at 22:00.
The ban on gatherings will be lowered from 50 to 10 people.
In the workplace, the following applies:
It is important that we all take COVID-19 very seriously, as it can have major consequences for many people if the spread gets out of control. For example, jobs can be shut down so that people cannot make money and support their families.
At the same time, we also need to make sure that no further measures are taken by governments to close borders completely. This will mean that people will not be able to come to work in Denmark.
We must all be careful that we do not become infected with COVID-19 ourselves. This can cause us to infect other people, a friend, a colleague, or a family member who does not survive. But remember that death is not the only consequence for those who get COVID-19. A group of those who become infected suffer a permanent injury, such as decreased lung capacity. For some for shorter periods and for others for the rest of their lives. Besides that, there are also some who lose their sense of smell or taste. For some, it will pass in a short space of time, for others it may take months and maybe it never goes away completely again.
This is seen not only in elderly, but also in those affected by COVID-19 who are between 20 and 60 years old.
At Viktech we take COVID-19 very seriously, as we can see how people in other countries have been affected by unemployment, death, permanent injuries, and economic challenges following the disease, which can take many years to rectify. So, let us all take COVID-19 seriously and take care of each other, our families and colleagues – that is why we are all obliged to remind each other to keep our distance, use face masks, use hand sanitizer etc.
At Viktech, we will follow all changes that come from the government. We will regularly send out mails with news from the government.