In fact, the situation surrounding the coronavirus has "not changed unbelievably much" compared to last week, when the cabinet still shrank from the first relaxation of the measures. "But just enough", says outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who now dares to take the risk. That means good news for catering entrepreneurs, who are after months
The planned relaxation of the lockdown has been postponed by one week to April 28. A spokesperson for the Government Information Service informed the ANP about this. Earlier this week, it was leaked that the cabinet hoped to be able to expand the corona measures on April 21. "That is just too early," said the spokesman.
The call from Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema to reopen the terraces and other outdoor spaces in a responsible manner is receiving support from colleagues. Her counterparts Ahmed Aboutaleb of Rotterdam, Sharon Dijksma of Utrecht and Jan van Zanen of The Hague let their spokespersons know that they too
The mayor of Amsterdam, Femke Halsema, is calling on the government to reopen outdoor spaces such as zoos and terraces. In the television program Beau, Halsema said that she thinks it is good to open such spaces, so that less chaotic situations arise in parks where it is often too busy.
Relaxations for the next three months have been announced at the Consultation Committee. According to Minister of Justice Vincent Van Quickenborne (Open VLD), the curfew will remain in effect for some time, even when the catering industry reopens on 1 May. From Monday we can meet again with 10 people outside in April