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Health Alert – Luxembourg Airport, Restaurants, Churches to Open
May 28, 2020

Event: Luxembourg Airport, Restaurants, Churches to Open

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The Government of Luxembourg moved to Phase 3 of its exit strategy on May 25, as planned, and announced the reopening of restaurants, cafés and churches beginning May 29, 2020, with obligatory safety measures:

  • Restaurant terraces opened on May 27.
  • Restaurants can reopen indoor service on May 29.
  • Churches can reopen on May 29.
  • Tables will be limited to four guests unless they come from the same household.
  • No standing at bars allowed in cafés.
  • No late-night licenses. Establishments must close by midnight.
  • Tables must be two meters apart.
  • Guests must wear masks when they enter and move about the restaurant, but not at the table.
  • Guests will not have to leave their contact details for tracing purposes.

Additional developments include:

  • Sports matches can now have an audience, but organizers need to allocate seats to visitors to maintain social distancing.
  • Gyms may reopen on May 29 if they have conditions in place to comply with physical distancing.
  • Swimming pools can reopen on the same conditions as above.
  • Indoor and outdoor playgrounds remain closed.
  • Up to 20 people can meet outside if physical distance is maintained.
  • More than 20 people can attend outdoor funerals, weddings, protests, congresses, and cultural events.

The Luxembourg Airport announced the resumption of some flights within the Schengen Area beginning May 29, 2020. Protective measures are to be implemented to secure the safety of passengers and staff. Read more here.

Travel restrictions for non-EU citizens related to entry into Luxembourg remain in place through June 15, 2020. U.S. citizens are reminded to follow all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Please reference the Luxembourg Government’s website for the country’s exit strategy and the latest guidance on conditions in Luxembourg.

The Department of State maintains a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19 advising Americans not to travel internationally unless returning to the United States from abroad.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Warning for COVID-19.

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