COVID-19 - Updates in Helsingborg

Updated: Nov 17

Information as on November 17. This post will be updated as and when new information is released

For COVID-19 general information (links, number of cases, testing information, travel certificate etc) please visit this link -


Number of cases in Helsingborg (Week 43) - 2013

Number of cases in Skåne (17 November) - 18,507

Number of cases in Sweden (17 November) - 192,439

On October 27, Region Skåne and Folkhälsomyndigheten (Public Health Authority) announced strict advice now valid until Lucia (December 13) but can be extended further depending on the situation.

  • Everyone should avoid travelling by public transport to as much extent as possible

  • Everyone should refrain from staying indoors where there is a risk of congestion such as shopping centres

  • Everyone is advised against arranging or participating in sports competitions

  • Everyone should avoid meeting people other than those you live with or meet every week

  • All businesses should take steps to minimize the number of visitors, adjust opening hours and offer digital options

  • Employers should encourage staff to work from home whenever possible. Physical meetings should be avoided.

  • From November 24 (for up to 4 weeks), a maximum of eight people can participate in a public event. Read more on The Local about what this means.

With the new restrictions in place, here is what has changed in Helsingborg:

Fredriksdal Museer och Trädgårdar - Activities and events are cancelled, the park is open as usual. Read more on

Kärnan - Closed

Dunkers Kulturhus - Exhibitions, Gerdas, Spektra and Atriet closed. Entrance is open. Activities like Språk cafe and music workshops are cancelled. Find more details on

Libraries - Open but with reduced visitors. It will be possible to borrow or return books during this period of restrictions. Library bus will run as usual and digital services 'Digidel' will also be open.

More details on

Movie/Cinema Halls - Movie halls are open, with restrictions. Please check on and

Filborna Arena - Group pass/trainings with reduced numbers and duration is also reduced by 5-10 minutes for people to not meet between classes. More sessions during the day to reduce the pressure in the evening. More on

Actic - Söder indoor swimming pool - Open with cleaning, hygiene and distancing routines. Visitor numbers will be limited if it gets difficult to maintain distance.

Helsingborg Contact Center - Currently open. But you can also use other ways to get in touch with the municipality such as phone (042-10 50 00), online chat ( or by email -

COVID-19 Important links - Sweden, Skåne and Helsingborg related - A compilation of useful links

Number of cases in Helsingborg - As of Week 45, there are 2013 cases in Helsingborg (Region Skåne)

Official updates by Helsingborgs Stad - Everything that Helsingborg is doing during this crisis

Information related to Helsingborg schools - How are schools in Helsingborg handling the outbreak?

Information for business owners and entrepreneurs - What support can you get as a business owner in the city?

H22 (Together/COVID-19) - H22, the city's innovation initiative has compiled good practices of how everyone is helping and finding solutions during the crisis.

Action Helsingborg - An online hub where the municipality, businesses, associations and residents can come together to solve challenges.

Hbg Together - A platform to showcase businesses in Helsingborg that need your help. Supported by Action Helsingborg.

List of NGOs in Helsingborg helping during COVID-19

Helsingborg Municipality's campaign for COVID-19

Read more on our section for the Corona crisis - All posts by This Is Hbg related to the corona crisis.

Information via Helsingborgs Stad, Helsingborgs Dagblad and Individual websites of activity centers, and initiatives. Do you have anything to add to this post? Or have questions or concerns? Send an email to



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