Corona - updates

Status: December 8th, 2022


The state of Saxony-Anhalt relies on personal responsibility and is letting the containment ordinance expire on December 7th, 2022.
This means that there is no longer a mask requirement in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Press Release 562/2022 of December 06, 2022

Please note that the provisions and protective measures according to the Infection Protection Act (IfSG) are still valid.

According to these z. B. Passengers in long-distance public transport or people in hospitals, medical practices and similar facilities are obliged to wear a respiratory mask. Employees in hospitals or in care must also submit a test certificate at least three times a week.

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Test centers in the Harz district

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Official information points

The state of Saxony-Anhalt has listed the most important questions and answers (FAQs) about the corona virus on its internet platform.
Here you come to the questions and answers.

For further guidance and assistance, we have attached the following important links from official bodies:

District of Harz - COVID-19 special page
Here you will find all information and regulations on the coronavirus in the Harz district

District of Harz - COVID-19 self-check
Here you can find an online test for the coronavirus

The Robert Koch Institute
Here you will find general information on the coronavirus

The federal government
Here you will find information and guidelines from the federal government


Deutscher Tourismusverband(German Tourism Association)
Here you will find information from the German Tourism Association & FAQs

Here you will find important information about the corona consequences in the hospitality industry

Consumer advice center
Here you will find important information for consumers on the current situation


Our service on site

Our team at the four local tourist information offices will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your very own time-out in the Harz Mountains. Please note the current opening times on the following page:


You are also welcome to send us your concerns via the contact form or by email to tourismus[at]

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