Rapid or PCR test results are now only valid for 24 hours
von Arne Rensing | 2021-11-10
In North Rhine-Westphalia, an amended version of the Ordinance for Protection against New Infections with the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Coronaschutzverordnung) is effective immediately (10 November 2021). The changes also affect the current operations of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE).
Vaccinated, recovered, tested: Permission to attend attendance events at UDE is based on the so-called 3G rule. The university uses its own check-in and boarding system that maps the current immunisation or test status.
The now updated Corona Protection Ordinance NRW shortens the time period within which negatively tested persons may participate in offerings subject to the 3G rules. Tested persons now need a certified negative result of a rapid antigen test or a PCR test carried out by a recognised laboratory, which must not be more than 24 hours old.
The boarding procedure and the 3G web application of the UDE have been adapted to the new legal requirements.
The current Corona Protection Ordinance (changes marked):