Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What do I need to know?

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Currently, SARS-CoV-2, also known as the coronavirus, still has a grip on Germany and our daily lives are constantly affected by brand-new developments. Here we offer an overview of current developments and regulations concerning the coronavirus in Germany. The information is continuously updated and carefully verified for accuracy and relevance to make sure we prevent any misinformation.

What do I need to know?

How is the Coronavirus transmitted?

How serious is the risk of infection in Germany?

Who is particularly at risk?

What are the coronavirus symptoms?

What should I do if I suspect that I am infected?

What does self-isolation (“häusliche Quarantäne”) mean?

Can I get tested for coronavirus?

Can I get vaccinated against coronavirus?

What do I have to know about children getting vaccinated?

Can I get a booster jab?

Shall I get vaccinated against coronavirus?

Do I have to get vaccinated?

Why is Coronavirus so dangerous?

What can I do to prevent the virus from spreading?

I have corona. How can I protect my family/roommates?

How does the Corona Warning App work?

Am I immune to the virus after I recover from a Coronavirus infection?

Where can I find up-to-date and reliable information?


If you suspect that you are infected, contact the Germany-wide patient helpline by dialling 116117. They will let you know about the next steps. Please do not go to the doctor's office before first calling them.