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Netherlands tightens Covid health measures to stem record surge in cases

Netherlands tightens Covid health measures to stem record surge in cases

/ Europe Issued on: 26/11/2021 – 21:46 Police officers stand guard following Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s announcement of new measures to fight a record surge in Covid-19 infections in The Hague, Netherlands on November 26, 2021. © Eva Plevier, Reuters The Dutch government on Friday ordered further restrictions including a nighttime closure of bars, restaurants and […]

Netherlands to impose new COVID measures to avoid healthcare breakdown

Netherlands to impose new COVID measures to avoid healthcare breakdown

Author of the article: AMSTERDAM — The Dutch government was set to announce new measures on Friday including early closure of bars, restaurants and most stores to stem a record-breaking wave of COVID-19 infections that is threatening to overwhelm the healthcare system. Caretaker prime minister Mark Rutte was meeting with his Cabinet to make a […]

Netherlands Return To Partial Lockdown As Covid Surges

Netherlands Return To Partial Lockdown As Covid Surges

Nursing staff assist a coronavirus (Covid-19) patient in the nursing department of Maastricht UMC in Maastricht on November 10, 2021. Sem van der Wal / ANP / AFP Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday announced Western Europe’s first partial lockdown of the winter, with three weeks of Covid curbs on restaurants, shops, and sporting […]

Netherlands to ‘announce partial lockdown’ as Covid surges across Europe

Netherlands to ‘announce partial lockdown’ as Covid surges across Europe

The lockdown, that begins Saturday night, is the first to start in Western Europe since a new wave of infections began surging across parts of the continent. Under the lockdown, bars, restaurants and supermarkets will have to close at 8pm (7pm GMT), professional sports matches will be played in empty stadiums and people are being […]