The Dutch government’s reaction to the corona situation in the Netherlands, is essentially to control the virus as much as possible. That should lead to a controlled spread among the groups least at risk. The aim is to stop nursing homes, home care services, hospitals and, above all, intensive care units becoming overwhelmed. And to make sure they always have enough capacity to help the people who need it most.
All the advice and measures that apply in the Netherlands are aimed at maximum control of the virus.
Corona situation in the Netherlands
On 27 February 2020, the first patient was diagnosed with the novel corona virus in the Netherlands. Since then, more and more patients have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
The exact numbers of cases can be found in our article ‘Corona numbers in the Netherlands‘.
The Dutch population is urged to follow the set measures by the government in order to get the corona situation in the Netherlands under control.
Current measures in the Netherlands
The Netherlands is currently in semi-lockdown. This means that people are allowed to leave their house, but taking into account the measures set by the government.
In our article ‘Corona measures in the Netherlands‘ you can find the exact measures taken in attempt to control the corona virus outbreak.
More information can be found on the government website and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
Current measures in Europe
Many countries in Europe have implemented measures in order to stop the spread of the corona virus outbreak. However, each country has their own current rules. Please check out this website to see which measures have been taken per European country: https://frontex.europa.eu/media-centre/news-release/covid-19-restrictions-4IdY3J.