Important information concerning COVID-19 in the Netherlands:

  • Infection rate must go down: stricter rules to limit person-to-person contacts

    The government is tightening up measures to combat the sharp increase in coronavirus infections and avoid putting further pressure on the overburdened healthcare sector. The virus is transmitted through contact between people, so additional measures are being introduced to reduce the number of contacts that people have on a day-to-day basis. This will protect everyone better, and people in at-risk groups in particular, against the virus, which is now extremely widespread. The aim is to enable people to go about their daily activities (school, work, sports, etc.) as much as possible during the day, but to restrict the number of contacts in the evening. These measures will enter into force at 18.00 on Saturday 13 November and apply until at least Saturday 4 December. The government will reassess the situation on Friday 3 December.

    More information can be found on the website of the Government of the Netherlands.