During phase one, non-essential companies can return to work and public transport will return to regular schedules (although wearing a mask will be compulsory) on 4 May. Shops, but not hairdressers, can reopen on 11 May.
During phase two, which begins on 18 May, school will resume, with a maximum of 10 students per classroom. It is likely some small social gatherings and travel to second homes will be permitted.
Phase three starts on 8 June, allowing restaurants and eventually bars and cafés to reopen. Summer vacation travel will be allowed. Large public events, such as festivals, will not be permitted through 31 August, at the earliest.
The country’s lockdown began on 12 March.
The grand duchy’s other neighbouring countries have already outlined their exit strategies. In France, schools and retailers, but not cafés and restaurants, will be able to reopen on 11 May, per Reuters and RFI.
Luxembourg’s deconfinement plan began last Monday and the government is expected to outline further measures on 11 May.