COVID-19 measures in Ghent
Coronavirus measures by the city of Ghent and general information about COVID-19 in Belgium.
Testing and vaccination
Read all about when, where and how at www.info-coronavirus.be.
Go to www.info-coronavirus.be for all information about the different vaccines, the priority groups, and so on.
For more info on the vaccination strategy in Ghent, go to www.stad.gent/vaccinatie (in Dutch).
Face masks are mandatory for people aged 13 and over:
- on public transport and when taking a taxi
- in shops and busy streets and squares. Take a look at the overview map of all streets and squares where face masks are mandatory.
- in cinemas, theatres, concert halls and museums.
- at markets and in public buildings
- at cemeteries and funerals
- in hotels, restaurants and bars when moving from one place to another (e.g. when going to the toilet)
- when entering or leaving sports facilities, but not on sports fields.
In certain Ghent streets, wearing a face mask is mandatory:
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Services provided by the City of Ghent
Up to 8 people inside your home, excluding members of the same household and children up to the age of 12. This also applies to family holidays in tourist accommodation. In your garden: up to 50 people.
Ceremonies: up to 200 people indoors and 400 people outdoors.
Bars and restaurants
Bars and restaurants are open (both the inside and outside spaces), between 5am till 1 am. You can sit at a tables with maximum of 8 people.
Night shops are open till 1 am
Takeaway of meals is still possible until 1 am.
Culture and sports
- Theatres, cinemas and opera re back open. So are the Historic buildings in Ghent, the musea, the libraries and the Van Eyck shop.
- No restrictions in sports.
You are allowed to go back to the office one day a week. Physical team building activities are allowed again.