Curfew extended, schools partially open in the Netherlands: here’s what we can expect after March 2

The Dutch curfew is to be prolonged for a further three weeks after March 2, and hairdressers might be able to reopen. 

That is what was mentioned at a cupboard assembly yesterday, in line with insiders and reported by the NOS

The latest measures that may come into play after Tuesday subsequent week will probably be formally introduced at a press convention tomorrow night.

Extending the curfew is meant to permit for the stress-free of measures in different areas. This comes within the midst of an already week-long courtroom case on whether or not the curfew needs to be abolished or stay in place.

The seemingly measures 

In keeping with insiders, secondary colleges be capable to partially open on Monday, March 1 and pupils would comply with in-person lessons for about one and a half days per week. 

As for secondary vocational training, college students ought to be capable to have dwell lessons in the future per week. Universities, in addition to greater skilled training (HBO) establishments, will stay closed. 

Insiders say that the federal government can be contemplating the potential for hairdressers to reopen, and for shops to open to customers who’ve made appointments. 


The Dutch Minister of Well being, Hugo de Jonge, warns that “we’re on the eve of the third wave, although we’ve managed to gradual it down.” He additionally factors out that “folks discover it very troublesome to proceed to adjust to the measures.”

Tomorrow at 7 PM the outgoing Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte along with De Jonge will maintain a press convention the place they’ll formally announce what the coronavirus measures will seem like after March 2.

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