Factsheet: Easing of restrictions under certain conditions

The rules for sports, artistic and cultural activities, contact-based industries, shops and education will be relaxed on Saturday 15 January 2022. However, certain extra conditions apply, such as tighter rules on the use of face masks. Due to the high number of infections, places like restaurants, bar and cafés, museums and cinemas will remain closed. On Tuesday 25 January the government will decide if more restrictions can be lifted. On this page you can find the COVID-19 rules from 15 January onwards until at least 25 January 2022 in different languages such as English, French, German, Spanish, Turkish and Arabic.