News - Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport

219 news items of Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport

Enter search criteria

Fill in keyword(s) to narrow your search.

Period from
to

Enter a start and/or end date here, using the following format: DD-MM-YYYY.

Sort by: Date / Relevance

More breathing space in lockdown, but caution remains

The coronavirus measures are testing everyone’s resilience, both physically and mentally. The longer the crisis continues, the ...

News item | 23-02-2021 | 20:49

Hans Schikan becomes vaccine special envoy

Health minister Hugo de Jonge has informed the House of Representatives that Hans Schikan has today taken on the role of special ...

News item | 18-02-2021 | 17:28

Curfew extended due to possible new wave of infections

The night-time curfew currently in place has now been extended until 04.30 on Wednesday 3 March. This is necessary because new, ...

News item | 08-02-2021 | 19:25

Coronavirus situation remains serious, lockdown extended

The number of new positive cases per day is declining and the pressure on hospitals is gradually easing. But new variants of the ...

News item | 02-02-2021 | 21:21

Dutch test robot analysing 20,000 coronavirus tests per day

On Wednesday 27 January, Hugo de Jonge, Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, visited the PAMM medical microbiology laboratory ...

News item | 28-01-2021 | 10:30

Lockdown measures tightened in response to concerns about new variants of virus

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

News item | 20-01-2021 | 19:36

Netherlands to remain in lockdown until at least 9 February inclusive

Please note: this news item was published on 3 November. Read more about  the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 12-01-2021 | 19:15

Negative PCR test declaration also required for travel by international coach, train and ship

The government decided today that from 29 December anyone travelling to the Netherlands by train, coach or ship from abroad must ...

News item | 24-12-2020 | 17:54

Negative test declaration now mandatory for all international air travel to the Netherlands

From 00.01 on 29 December 2020 all passengers, including Dutch nationals, must have a recent negative PCR test declaration in ...

News item | 23-12-2020 | 22:34

Negative test declaration now mandatory for travellers from the UK and South Africa

The ban on passenger flights from South Africa and the ban on both sea and air travel for passengers from the United Kingdom will ...

News item | 22-12-2020 | 23:41