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190 news items of Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Additional measures for urgent improvement of youth protection
The government is taking additional measures to relieve the pressure on youth protection agencies in the short term. ...
Monkeypox cases must be reported for effective disease control
On 20 May 2022 the first cases of monkeypox were confirmed in the Netherlands. It is expected that more cases will be reported in ...
3 steps to reopen the Netherlands
COVID-19 infection rates are high, and many people are self-isolating or self-quarantining at home. But despite the high number ...
Validity coronavirus entry pass changed from February 8 2022
Starting February 8th, the validity of the Dutch coronavirus entry pass (CTB) will, as far as possible, be aligned with the ...
Nearly all locations can be open until 22:00
As of Wednesday 26 January, most locations in our country can once again be open, under certain conditions. This means that ...
Shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen on Saturday 15 January
The rules for sports, artistic and cultural activities, contact-based industries, shops and education will be relaxed on Saturday ...
Slowing the spread of the Omicron variant: lockdown in the Netherlands
It has become clear in the past week that the Omicron variant is spreading very rapidly in the Netherlands too. The Outbreak ...
Evening closures prolonged, primary schools to shut a week early before Christmas
The number of new coronavirus cases is still very high and there are still many COVID-19 patients in hospital. But the surge in ...
Evening closures and stricter measures during the day
The number of people testing positive for coronavirus has never been as high as during the past few weeks. Access to healthcare ...
Infection rate must go down: stricter rules to limit person-to-person contacts
The government is tightening up measures to combat the sharp increase in coronavirus infections and avoid putting further ...