Coronavirus update New national measures announced

At the press conference on Tuesday, October 13, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister Hugo de Jonge announced additional coronavirus measures for the whole of the Netherlands, which will come into effect at 10pm on Wednesday, October 14.  The measures will be in place for (at least) four weeks. De Jonge stated that if … Meer lezen Coronavirus update New national measures announced

Rapid coronavirus tests one step closer to national roll out

07 October 2020, by After extensive research, two coronavirus rapid-tests have been approved, and are now being examined to determine how they can be used to improve the testing process in the Netherlands. Coronavirus sneltest Five rapid-tests are being examined for their reliability, and after extensive research at  Amphia Hospital in Breda and UMC Utrecht, … Meer lezen Rapid coronavirus tests one step closer to national roll out

Coronavirus tracing app to be launched nationwide on Saturday

Coronavirus tracing app to be launched nationwide on Saturday – DutchNews.nl Wednesday 07 October 2020 Health minister Hugo de Jonge discusses the app with senators. Photo: Lex van Lieshout ANP The Dutch coronavirus tracing app will be introduced across the country on Saturday, after senators voted in favour of using the alert-based system. The CoronaMelder … Meer lezen Coronavirus tracing app to be launched nationwide on Saturday

Weekly coronavirus update 27.485 new cases, 89 deaths

The weekly report from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reveals that, since the update last week, another 27.485 people in the Netherlands have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness that is caused by the new coronavirus.  Coronavirus situation in the Netherlands Of the people infected, another 89 people have died since last Tuesday*, September 29, bringing the death … Meer lezen Weekly coronavirus update 27.485 new cases, 89 deaths

CBS Over 10.000 deaths in the Netherlands in first coronavirus

New figures released by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reveal that a total of 10.067 deaths occurred in the Netherlands between March and June 2020 as a result of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.  Coronavirus deaths in the Netherlands CBS has revealed that in the first six months of 2020, more than 86.000 people died in the … Meer lezen CBS Over 10.000 deaths in the Netherlands in first coronavirus

Affordable, quality English courses in Amsterdam Centre

MixTree Languages has recently moved their English school to a new location in the heart of Amsterdam. Sign up for the MixTree Open Day! MixTree Languages opened in 2014 as a non-profit organisation whose goal was to celebrate Amsterdam’s diversity and share its many cultures through group English classes and cultural events. The sense of … Meer lezen Affordable, quality English courses in Amsterdam Centre

Coronavirus hospital admissions near 1,000, as expected, official says

Coronavirus hospital admissions near 1,000, as expected, official says – DutchNews.nl Monday 05 October 2020 Masks are now recommended in secondary schools. Photo: Evert Elzinga ANP The number of coronavirus patients in Dutch hospitals will top 1,000 this week, Ernst Kuipers, head of the national patient coordination centre, told reporters on Monday. By Monday morning, … Meer lezen Coronavirus hospital admissions near 1,000, as expected, official says

New Dutch coronavirus infections head for 4,000 overnight

A reminder to keep your distance. Photo: DutchNews.nl A total of 3,831 new coronavirus cases were reported to the Dutch public health institute RIVM in the 24 hours to 10am on Friday morning, up almost 600 on Thursday. The number of hospital patients has also risen by 42 to 733, including 160 in intensive care, … Meer lezen New Dutch coronavirus infections head for 4,000 overnight

Civil servants get home working allowance of 363 in new

Civil servants get home working allowance of €363 in new pay deal – DutchNews.nl Wednesday 30 September 2020 Photo: Depositphotos.com Trade unions have won a €363 annual payment for civil servants who work at home in their latest pay and conditions agreement, according to a report by RTL Nieuws. It is the first time that … Meer lezen Civil servants get home working allowance of 363 in new

Coronavirus in the Netherlands what you need to know, September

Coronavirus in the Netherlands: what you need to know, September 29 – DutchNews.nl Wednesday 30 September 2020 Photo: Depositphotos.com The Dutch government on September 28 introduced new measures to control the spread of coronavirus, and several regions where infections are rising rapidly are recommending the use of face masks in indoor public spaces. The new … Meer lezen Coronavirus in the Netherlands what you need to know, September