Race against time
The move comes despite the fact that infection rates have recently been declining in Denmark, but there is a reason for it.
The government is very concerned about the mutation of coronavirus at the moment filling hospitals to the brim in the UK and Ireland.
Denmark is desperately trying to keep the spread of the British variant to a minimum, as the country is struggling to vaccinate its vulnerable population and health workers.
The government will reveal more information at a press conference at. 19:00 tonight.