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Denmark Declares Covid No Longer Poses Threat to Society

  • Prime Minister Frederiksen says restrictions to end on Feb. 1
  • Infections are at a record, but hospitalizations are easing
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Denmark will end virus restrictions next week and reclassify Covid-19 as a disease that no longer poses a threat to society, even as infections hit a record high.

The Nordic country, one of the most vaccinated in the world, won’t extend the pandemic measures beyond Jan. 31, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Wednesday.