Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Berlin

corona virus in berlin

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first recorded in Germany on the 27th of January 2020. Thereafter, Germany has tried to control and manage the spread of the virus.

Here is what you need to know about coronavirus in Berlin and Germany.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in Berlin


Shops are open to customers who have booked appointments. You also have to present a negative corona test to enter. If the incident rate surpasses 150 per 100,000 residents, most shops have to close or allow pick-ups.

Supermarkets, drug stores and pharmacies remain open.

Contact restrictions

You are allowed to meet 1 person from another household excluding childent under 15 years.


There is a curfew in place from 22:00 to 5:00. Exceptions include work, emergencies, walking your dog.

Joggers are allowed to be out till midnight.


Schools must close if there are over 165 incidents per 100,000 residents


Museums, theaters and Cultural institutions remain closed.

Massage services and Hairdressers

With the exception of medical, therapeutic, and nursing services, if there are more than 100 infections per 100,000 residents, massage parlors and hairdressers have to close.

However customers have to present a daily negative corona test and wear a medical mask.

Coronavirus data of Germany

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Germany

Germany is currently in the 3rd corona virus wave. The graph below shows the development over the course of the months.

Where to test for COVID-19 in Berlin

Not feeling well? You can find all information on where to get a COVID-19 test in berlin here.

COVID-19 vaccination in Berlin

BioNTech Vaccination Centers

  • Eichenstraße 4, 12435 Berlin
  • Saatwinkler Damm, Terminal C, 13405 Berlin
  • Hammarskjöldplatz 5, Halle 21, 14055 Berlin
  • Paul-Heyse-Straße 26, 10407 Berlin

Moderna Vaccination Centers

  • Müllerstraße 185, 13353 Berlin

AstraZeneca Vaccination Centers

  • Tempelhofer Damm (57), Hangar 4 Zugang: Tor 10 (Peter-Strasser-Weg), 12101 Berlin