Due to the decreaes of daily incidence of Covid-19, the Dutch authorities are taking first steps to cancel the lockdown imposed during the second wave of the pandemic. Mark Rutte, the Prime Minister said so as quoted by Deutsche Welle.
Cinema theaters, libraries, museums and theaters will open their doors on November 19. This, however, does not yet concen bars, cafes and restaurants.
People will be allowed to host no more than three visitors in their dwellings. Prior to that, two visitors at a time were allowed.
At that, government has no plans to lift the lockdown until the second half of January.
Partial lockdown was introduced in the Netherlands in the middle of October; in early November, the quarantine measures were boosted.
On November 17, 4,320 Dutch citizens got sick with coronavirus; the daily incidence rate has been dropping for four consecutive days.