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University Hospital Reopens Its COVID-19 Test Centre

A coronavirus clinic at Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) is once again offering tests for infection with SARS-CoV-2. Originally set up in March, the walk-in test centre was closed in September. In view of the recent rapid rise in infection levels, it has now been reopened in cooperation with the...

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Current Coronavirus Rules

The Saxon state government has passed a new coronavirus regulation, resulting in extensive closures in the leisure and cultural sector, contact restrictions and an obligation to wear face coverings in many areas. The regulation applies from 2 until 30 November 2020 inclusive. On this basis, the...

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Increased Caution Required

As of today (22 October 2020), the infection rates in Leipzig have reached a level that requires increased caution. “In concrete terms, this means that all of us at Leipzig University must monitor the situation more closely and take initial steps,” said Rector Professor Beate Schücking. “Yellow...

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Infection Prevention Measures in Leipzig University’s Refectories and Cafés

Adhering to the infection control and prevention measures is more important than ever, now that the new semester has begun. The Studentenwerk Leipzig has drawn up a special hygiene concept for its refectories and cafés.

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Information for Staff and Students

We take the health of our students, staff and guests very seriously. Please find current information and advice below. Members of the crisis management team set up under the University’s pandemic plan are liaising on a daily basis.

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Further Information

Further Links

  • Information from the City of Leipzig
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  • Federal Ministry of Health
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  • World Health Organization
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  • John Hopkins University, Baltimore, has published a map showing the spread of coronavirus. Besides listing and classifying the confirmed cases, it also provides statistics, for example on the infection rate and recovery numbers.
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  • The Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) provides infographics on protecting against infection and appropriate hygiene measures.
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  • Robert Koch Institute: General risk assessment principles and recommended actions for major events (18 March 2020)
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  • Robert Koch Institute: Answers to frequently asked questions about the coronavirus outbreak
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  • Leipzig University Hospital
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Leipzig University hotline

Service for staff and students of the University only. The hotline was primarily set up to answer organisational questions or pass these on to the responsible departments. Please DO NOT call with medical or other questions. We are UNABLE to forward calls to Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) or other medical staff. Thank you for your cooperation.
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Umweltschutz und Arbeitssicherheit

Verwaltungsgebäude
Ritterstraße 24
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-30360
Fax: +49 341 97-30369

City of Leipzig
Coronavirus and service hotline
Daily 8am–6pm
+493411230

Staff Medical Officers
We kindly ask staff to address their questions to our occupational health physicians (Mitteldeutsches Institut für Arbeitsmedizin, MIA).
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