From tonight at 12 AM, the ban on flights and ferries coming in from the UK to the Netherlands will likely be lifted by the Dutch Ministry of Overseas Affairs.
Final night time, the ministry introduced the ban could be lifted at midnight on Tuesday, March 9. The reasoning for lifting the ban was that the British variant of coronavirus has already unfold extensively within the Netherlands, that means that there are not any additional advantages from sustaining the ban.
This was introduced individually from final night time’s press convention with Mark Rutte and Hugo de Jonge.
Travellers coming from the UK must present a damaging coronavirus check to be admitted into the nation. They will even nonetheless must quarantine for ten days, based on NU.nl.
The ban was initially introduced in on January 23 to scale back the unfold of the British variant — a extremely contagious type of coronavirus.
Different journey bans nonetheless apply
At present, flights from South Africa and a few South American nations are nonetheless banned. That is because of the severity and contagious nature of the variants present in these nations.
The Dutch authorities nonetheless advises folks within the Netherlands to not journey till April 15. There are expectations if you happen to should journey for work or in unavoidable circumstances.
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