Information on COVID-19 (coronavirus)
Personal hygiene measures are important: frequent hand washing, keeping a distance from the sick, and proper cough / sneeze etiquette.
Lung diseases due to a new type of coronavirus (2019-nCoV – or COVID-19) are currently increasing. In the meantime, the disease has been renamed COVID-19 and the pathogen has now been renamed Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
The first cases were confirmed in Germany at the end of January 2020, and the first case was confirmed in Hamburg on February 27, with many more cases having been confirmed since.
COVID-19 is transferable from person to person.
What is the current status in Hamburg?
Current information on the measures being taken to fight the spread of COVID-19 are here in German. We are providing unofficial English updates as often as possible. However, due to the amount of information and the small size of our team, we ask for your patience – thank you for understanding that there may be some delay between German updates and their English translations.
For worldwide updates in English, please consult the World Health Organization (WHO).
For Hamburg related Covid 19 updates, please click here