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30 patients deceased, 534 new patients, a total of 2994 positive tested people

Since yesterday, 534 people have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This brings the total ...

News item | 20-03-2020 | 15:12

Acting Minister for Medical Care appointed

The King’s Office has announced that His Majesty will appoint Martin van Rijn as acting Minister for Medical Care on Friday 20 ...

News item | 20-03-2020 | 13:00

Coronavirus puts stop to visits to nursing homes

Health minister Hugo de Jonge has announced that from tomorrow nursing homes and small-scale residential accommodation for the ...

News item | 19-03-2020 | 21:11

Minister for Medical Care resigns

On Thursday 19 March 2020 the Minister for Medical Care, Bruno Bruins, asked His Majesty the King to accept his resignation.

News item | 19-03-2020 | 17:15

18 patients deceased, 409 new patients, a total of 2460 positive tested people

Since yesterday, 409 people have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This brings the total ...

News item | 19-03-2020 | 15:27

The Netherlands closes its borders to persons from outside Europe

Please note: this news item was published on 18 March 2020.  Read more about the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 19:52

No King’s Day at Dutch Embassies

Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok has decided to cancel King’s Day at all of the more than 150 Dutch embassies and other ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 15:27

Fifteen patients deceased, 346 new patients, in total 2051 positive tested persons

Since yesterday, 346 people have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This brings the total ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 14:15

Former nurses and doctors welcome back in profession

Nurses and doctors whose registration in the Dutch Healthcare Professionals (BIG) Register expired after 1 January 2018 may take ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 12:05

Travel advice: only travel abroad if essential

Please note: this news item was published on March 17. Read more about travelling and going on holiday.  Many countries are ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 23:13