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Netherlands to reopen further with coronavirus entry passes

As of 25 September, we no longer have to stay 1.5 metres from others. This is a big step forwards. It means restaurants and bars ...

News item | 14-09-2021 | 19:08

Important changes for travellers to the Netherlands as of September 4th 2021

On 4 September a number of important changes will come into effect regarding the designation of high-risk and very high-risk ...

News item | 03-09-2021 | 09:00

No restrictions for on-site learning but other measures against COVID-19 extended

This week saw the 22 millionth dose of vaccine administered. The Netherlands now has high vaccination coverage and the figure is ...

News item | 13-08-2021 | 19:10

The Netherlands adjusts policy on travelling within EU, multi-day events with overnight stays cancelled until 1 September

The government is changing its policy on travelling within the European Union (EU). This decision is based on three positive ...

News item | 26-07-2021 | 13:00

Working from home the norm once more and additional fresh air rule

Work from home unless it is impossible and ensure a good flow of fresh air indoors. This was the advice of Prime Minister Mark ...

News item | 19-07-2021 | 00:00

Step 3: nearly everything to reopen, subject to certain conditions

The number of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 is falling rapidly. And more and more people are being vaccinated. ...

News item | 28-05-2021 | 19:15

Second step of reopening plan confirmed

The numbers of new ICU and hospital admissions for COVID-19 have continued to fall. This means the government’s decision to take ...

News item | 17-05-2021 | 12:30

Step 2: Indoor sports facilities to reopen and more scope for activities outdoors

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has fallen slightly. And, with more than 6 million vaccine doses administered, the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 20:15

Step 1: shops and outdoor seating at restaurants and cafés will partially reopen; evening curfew lifted

Please note: this news item was published on 20 April. Read more about  the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 20-04-2021 | 19:11

Plan to reopen society step by step

We’re at a crossroads. The number of infections in the Netherlands is still rising, as is the number of COVID-19 patients in ...

News item | 13-04-2021 | 19:00