In the Netherlands, the government announced that the curfew restriction, which entered into force on January 23, was extended to April 20, as part of the measures to combat the new type of corona virus (Covid-19) epidemic.
At the joint press conference of the provisional government’s Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister Hugo de Jonge in the Netherlands, it was reported that the tightened Covid-19 measures that took effect on December 15 and the curfew restrictions that took effect on January 23 were extended to April 20.
Prime Minister Rutte has recommended not to travel abroad until May, unless necessary.
The Minister of Health, de Jonge, shared the information that higher education students can start face-to-face education once a week as of April 26, provided that they present a negative test result.
In this context, the curfew restriction applied between 21.00-04.30 in order to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic will start at 22.00, effective from March 31.
According to the tightened Covid-19 measures that entered into force on December 15 in the Netherlands, all shops and stores other than markets, butchers, greengrocers, bakeries where basic needs are supplied are closed, while only products ordered online can be delivered at the door.
Experts drew attention to the fact that the country is in the 3rd wave, with the number of daily cases increasing.