In recent months, the Netherlands has tried to save the cabbage and the goat: to keep the health crisis under control as much as possible without harming the economy too badly. This resulted in measures that were less strict than in our country: mouth masks are only mandatory on public transport, fewer restrictions for the catering industry and shops. The Netherlands mainly emphasized the ‘one-and-a-half meter rule’. But now the Dutch also seem to back down. The virus is advancing and that forces Prime Minister Rutte to intervene.
What measures will be taken?
The new measures, which should prevent a new lockdown, will apply from 6 pm tomorrow until October 20.
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