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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

Night-time curfew as of Saturday 23 January

On Saturday 23 January a night-time curfew will come into force throughout the Netherlands. The House of Representatives ...

News item | 22-01-2021 | 13:50

Support and recovery package substantially expanded

The government is substantially expanding its support package for jobs and the economy. Vaccination has begun, opening up ...

News item | 21-01-2021 | 17:47

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

Rapid test compulsory for people entering the Netherlands from the UK, Ireland and South Africa

Please note: the date of this news item is the 13th of January 2021. Read more about the current mandatory test results and ...

News item | 13-01-2021 | 23:01

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