Coronavirus in the Netherlands: what you want to know (January 12)


The authorities has prolonged the lockdown in the Netherlands to February 9, and claims all foreign travel should really be prevented up to the finish of March. Here’s what you want to know


Secondary universities, faculties and universities will carry on with on the internet schooling until finally February 9, while the exceptions for realistic lessons and pupils in exam decades will continue. Universities will also keep on to provide support to susceptible pupils.

Even so, pupils attending secondary college will now have to keep 1.5 metres from their fellow pupils.

Principal faculties and daycare centres keep on being closed to all but the young children of critical employees, but the govt is hunting into the choice of reopening them on January 25. That guidance will be primarily based on analysis into the role of kids in spreading the British variant of the virus.


The govt is advising against all international travel up to and which includes March, except if there is a quite persuasive operate or family motive.

For the formal journey information, see the governing administration site.


The federal government continues to ‘strongly recommend’ no far more than two company more than the age of 13 at property in any 24 hour interval.

The large street

All stores and significant avenue functions thought of to be non-critical keep on being closed but there will be added assist for companies tough strike by the closure.

Get in touch with professions
Medical doctors, opticians, physiotherapists midwives, dentists, vets and blood bank workers can maintain doing work. Therapeutic massage parlours, sex personnel, hairdressers and nail studios should keep on being shut.

Locations of worship
Church buildings, mosques and synagogues continue to be open and the maximum sizing of a funeral stays 100.

Activity and culture

Plans to experiment with supporters at four sports and cultural events have been postponed.

Museums, theatres, amusement parks and zoos remain closed. Gyms and swimming swimming pools stay shut. Adults can take portion in athletics outdoor, as very long as no more than two people today are involved and that they preserve 1.5 metres distance.

Kids beneath the age of 18 can go on to educate as a group or perform inter-club matches. But clubhouses and shifting rooms stay shut.

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