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193 news items of Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
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 ...
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 ...
Infections must decrease, appropriate measures needed
In recent weeks the number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has risen rapidly. More and more people are being ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...