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Senate relaxes mask and testing requirements in nursing homes – Berlin.de

The Berlin Senate has relaxed the mask and testing requirements of the care facility set up for Corona.

As Health Senator Ulrike Gote (Greens) announced on Tuesday, residents of retired homes and elderly housings will no longer need to wear masks. However, for staff, masks will continue to be mandatory, especially if the activity is close to the body or if the patient desires.

For visitors visiting the care facility, it still makes sense for them to wear masks, Gote said. However, if you die of a serious illness, the mask requirements do not apply. The previously applied visitor testing obligations have also been relaxed. Home providers can now decide this at their own risk. “There are still tests at school this week and next week,” Goat said. After that, the educational administration decides how to proceed.

Author: dpa / deepl.com

Date of issue: May 31, 2022

Last updated: May 31, 2022

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