Filter for Liechtenstein Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-06 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Liechtenstein takes over the corresponding list of Switzerland, on which states and areas with an increased risk of infection. People coming from these areas must quarantine for 10 days upon entry into the country. These areas are currently Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Qatar, Colombia, Kosovo, Kuwait, the Republic of Moldova, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, Peru, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Serbia, South Africa, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States of America. The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health keeps this list of countries and fits these regularly. The adjustments also apply to Liechtenstein.
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2020-07-06 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
The wearing of masks on public transport is now mandatory for people over the age of 12
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2020-07-03 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Events of up to 1,000 people will be possible again from July 3, 2020.
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2020-06-26 In Public health measures: General recommendations
The government recommends that 50 masks per person be purchased as a reserve, also in view of a possible second wave.
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2020-06-26 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
it is no longer mandatory for people to be seated in restaurants and bars.
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2020-06-26 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
The minimum distance between two people will be reduced from June 26, 2020 in view of the low number of falls from 2 meters to 1.5 meters. The distance can still be exceeded if a mask is worn or if there are partition walls. For events with fixed seats, for example in a concert or in the cinema, just leaving one seat is sufficient.
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2020-06-15 Out Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Liechtenstein opens borders to other EU countries and shengen countries without the need for quarantining of travellers upon arrival in line with Switzerlands agreement to such terms.
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2020-06-09 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Extension until end of September: short-term work payments; credits; one-time re-opening payment
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2020-06-06 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Events of up to 300 persons allowed again; while a safety concept needs to be developed
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2020-06-06 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Training of any sports up to any group size allowed again
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2020-06-06 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Cultural, entertainment institutions and tourist attractions to reopen (including lifts, camping spots, casinos, theaters, gambling halls, wellness areas)
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2020-06-06 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Discos and night clubs allowed to reopen, with safety concepts and max. of 100 persons
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2020-06-06 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Maximum of 4 persons at one table in restaurant lifted
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2020-06-06 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Importance of personal judgement during reopening emphasised
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2020-05-27 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Extension until 15th September: special circumstances in justicial system with deadlines allowed to be extended and the continuation of digital communication pathways
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2020-05-20 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
In connection with lifting of 5 person limit, all gathers outside need to ensure 2m distance between people
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2020-05-20 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
The previous person limit of 5 people gatherings outside liften; no new limit on max. amounts of persons
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2020-05-18 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Office for transport reopening its administrative offices
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2020-05-18 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools opening normally again
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Sports centres and facilities, and fitness centres allowed to reopen under strict hygiene measures
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Museums, libraries, archives allowed to reopen under strict hygiene measures
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2020-05-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Extension until further notice: ban on more than 5 people meeting
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Religious services are allowed again under strict hygiene measures
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Restaurants and bars may open again under strict hygiene measures
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2020-05-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Extension until end of August: no gatherings or events of more than 100 persons
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2020-05-15 Out Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
A reminder of the responsibility of each individual in context of next gradual reopening steps
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2020-05-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Extension until 30th September: short-term work package
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2020-05-14 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Extension until 15th June: of all borders, except to Switzerland
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2020-05-11 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Distant education partially supplemented with small group in-person education
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2020-05-11 Out Public health measures: Amendments to funeral and burial regulations
Funerals are again allowed to be attended by extended family
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2020-05-06 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
#hebensorg campaign for hygiene measures in schools launched
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2020-05-05 In Public health measures: General recommendations
To wear face masks in public transport
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2020-05-05 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Sensibilisation campaing #hebsorg with information materials designed for schools
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2020-05-05 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Adaptation of bankrupcy laws to ensure greater chance of business continuity rather than meaning the full closure of a company
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2020-05-05 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Graduation exams are allowed to be held this year with strict hygiene measures
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2020-04-30 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Extension (undefined end date): of gatherings of less than 100 persons continue to be banned
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2020-04-30 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
About the reopening, doing sports responsibly
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2020-04-27 Out Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
All hospitals are allowed to uptake all surgical interventions and outpatient doctor’s offices reopen standard work
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2020-04-27 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Hair dressers, massage and cosmetic studios are allowed to reopen
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2020-04-27 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All stores allowed to reopen as well as markets
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Extension of economic measures for May: the support for companies that were affected by the crises expanded to a lump sum of 5 000 CHF and also covers May, despite gradual reopening; also covering some additional persons prior left aside by the short-term aid package
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2020-04-24 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Pre-schools remain open for persons in critical jobs
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2020-04-24 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
The national holiday celebration suspended
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2020-04-23 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Promotion of safety rules for companies in connection with gradual reopening; swiss materials used
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2020-04-22 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Safety recommendations for elderly persons continue to apply, thus contact should generally be limited also to grandchildren
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2020-04-21 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic package for the cultural sector
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2020-04-21 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Relaxing of declaration regulations around food products and their ingredients lists, as some ingredients are not available anymore
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2020-04-18 In Public health measures: Amendments to funeral and burial regulations
Funerals are only allowed with the closest family circle present
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2020-04-17 In Public health measures: General recommendations
In connection to the gradual opening, a conscious efforts to protect the most vulnerable and hygiene measures related to it are most essential
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2020-04-17 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Extension: of closure of cultural institutions remains
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2020-04-17 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Extension: of closure of sports, entertainment institutions as well as bars and restaurants remains and will be reevaluated ongoing
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2020-04-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
The Liechtensteinische Landesbank (LLB) implemented - earlier than planned - their digital payment platform in light of corona
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2020-04-15 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Monitoring of waste water, as some evidence from the Netherlands showed that the coronavirus could be measured there and may help as case tracking tool potentially
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2020-04-15 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Pilot research project started to identify whether elderly wrist bands may be used for the early detection of COVID-19
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Testing of employees working at institutions for elderly regularly
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2020-04-14 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Post offices slowly start reopening between 14-20 April
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2020-04-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
100 Mio CHF second economic package to protect jobs and provide liquidity to companies
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2020-04-01 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Swiss military health personell ready to support Liechtenstein if needed
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2020-03-30 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Drive-through counter with testing of persons staying in their cars possible
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2020-03-27 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Portal established collecting information of restaurants with delivery service to support the continuation of their business
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Capacities increased by postponing non essential surgeries and adding capacities at hospitals; drive-through testing implemented
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2020-03-19 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Public services closed if it is not possible to stick to safety measures; essential services not affected
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2020-03-19 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Events are being banned
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2020-03-19 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Package included deferral of taxing, short-term work, and liquidity measures
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2020-03-19 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Sunday-ban on trucks being lifted to ensure smooth supply lines
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Schellenberg and Mauren will be closed, other areas kept open for transit and people
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Information hotline implemented
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
closure of all public and private education institutions
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
No more gatherings with more than 5 persons
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Closure of restaurants and bars
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Skiers coming home from abroad should observe their health carefully
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2020-03-12 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
closure of public baths
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Visits in elderly homes banned
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2020-02-28 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Ban on 1000+ events
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2020-02-26 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
General awareness information for population
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