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18/3: Coronavirus in the Netherlands: what you need to know We’ve collected our main articles about coronavirus in the Netherlands into one place, to make it easier for you to find the information you need.


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Coronavirus in the Netherlands: the latest government measures

A round up of the latest measures imposed in the Netherlands to try to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Group immunity is not the main aim of Dutch measures, says health chief

The head of the Dutch public health institute explains why the Netherlands has not yet gone for a total lockdown.

We are aiming for maximum control of coronavirus, prime minister says

Mark Rutte’s speech to the nation, outlining the Dutch approach and calling on peole to take care of each other.

Don’t travel abroad, says the government

The Dutch recommend against all non essential travel, and are struggling to bring back an estimated 50,000 holidaymakers.

Ministers unveil package to save jobs, incomes and companies

Details of the government’s multi billion euro package to boost the economy, including links to official explanations in English.

Locals get corona creative: here’s how

Ideas of how you can help the local community and make sure small businesses survive.

What to do when you are self-isolating: tips

Beef up your cooking, do the garden and binge watch tv? There is more to do than that.

Coronavirus in the Netherlands: more of your questions answered

Can I walk the dog, should I cancel my birthday and where can I find out official government information.

Coronavirus and your rights at work: questions and answers

Lawyers from GMW on your rights as a worker with regard to working from home and holiday pay.

Turkish, Polish, Chinese or German? Other language Dutch news

A round up of other language sources of Dutch news, including coverage of the coronavirus crisis.

Official sources of information in English

The public health institute RIVM carries a daily update: website

The government’s English language site has some information: website

Amsterdam city council information: website (various languages)

The Hague city council information: website

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