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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 ...

News item | 24-05-2022 | 13:41

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 ...

News item | 15-02-2022 | 19:10

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 ...

News item | 04-02-2022 | 16:52

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 ...

News item | 25-01-2022 | 19:10

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 ...

News item | 14-01-2022 | 20:30

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 ...

News item | 18-12-2021 | 19:15

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 ...

News item | 14-12-2021 | 19:15

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 ...

News item | 26-11-2021 | 19:11

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 ...

News item | 12-11-2021 | 20:45

Set-up of first seven cannabis-growing farms for experiment has commenced

To date, the ‘closed coffee shop chain experiment’ – also known as the ‘weed experiment’ – has involved the designation of seven ...

News item | 04-11-2021 | 12:28