Welcome to RESTART-19

Presentation of the results of the RESTART-19 study on the transmission risk of Covid-19 at major sporting and cultural events

Press conference on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 10 am to 12 pm in Halle (Saale) or via live stream on YouTube

We would like to present to you the results of the project and invite you to a press briefing:

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 10 am to 12 pm Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale) Ernst-Grube-Strasse 40 Hörsaalgebäude (Funktionsgebäude 6), HS 3/4

Please register to personally participate in the press conference by sending the following information by e-mail to presse@uk-halle.de “First name, last name; e-mail & medium” no later than October 26, 2020.

The press briefing will also be broadcast live on the YouTube channel of University Medicine Halle (Saale): https://www.youtube.com/user/UniMedHal

The cross-state project “RESTART-19” of University Medicine Halle (Saale) is supported by the Ministry of Economics, Science and Digitization of the State of Saxony-Anhalt, as well as the State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism and the State Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Cohesion of the Free State of Saxony. Project partners are SC DHfK Leipzig Handball and ZSL Betreibergesellschaft mbH.

RESTART-19: Risk prEdiction of indoor SporTs And cultuRe events for the Transmission of COVID-19

Simulation of the transmission risk of COVID-19 in the context of large indoor sports and cultural events.

Simulation of the transmission risk of COVID-19 in the context of large indoor sports and cultural events.

The research project RESTART-19 from the University Medical Center of Halle (Saale) aims to simulate the risk of an outbreak of COVID-19 due too a major event in a closed hall and to investigate the conditions under which such events can be carried out despite the pandemic without risking the health of the general population.

There are no costs for you in participating in this study. Travel expenses will not be reimbursed. For financial reasons, no expense allowance can be provided.

During the study, Tim Bendzko will give a concert in order to depict audience behavior as realistically as possible. This concert is exclusively for the participants of the study and is free of charge.