The Netherlands will put an end to one of the most striking policies of the pandemic, social distancing.
At the same time, the Government will mandatory health cards to enter premises like bars, restaurants and theaters.
“I am glad to be able to announce today that we can abolish the one and a half meter distance as an obligation everywhere from Saturday 25 September. Of course, it is still sensible to give yourself space and one and a half meter is still the safety distance, but it will no longer be mandatory, “celebrated Prime Minister Rutte.
For UK, fall and winter will also be the time to lift restrictions.
“We have higher levels of daily cases, thousands more. But in many other crucial respects, the British people, all of us collectively and individually, are incomparably better placed to fight the disease. More than 80% of those over the age of 16 are already twice vaccinated, and we have antibodies against COVID in about 90% of the population adult. And those vaccines are working, “said Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Although the Government is not currently considering imposing the COVID certificate and mandatory masks, the plan to vaccinate 12-15 year olds has been accepted and the process will begin in the next few days.