Dutch measures against coronavirus

The Netherlands’ approach is aimed at keeping the virus under control as much as possible in order to protect vulnerable groups and make sure the healthcare system can cope. Read more below about the basic rules for everyone.

During a national press conference, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Hugo de Jonge announced new measures to reduce the amount of people coming into contact with one another. This is essential in order to combat the spread of coronavirus.

They aim to reduce the risk of overcrowding and limit the amount of people coming into contact with one another in social settings, without placing society and the economy into lockdown.

Current measures

You can find all current measures on the website of the Dutch government. You will find basic ruels for everyone, rules that apply indoors and outdoors, rules about travelling, self-quarantining and additional measures.

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