Cabinet gives news conference Monday

The government will again together Monday for crisis talks over the coronavirus. Around half past seven Monday’s press conference, as is expected.

Prime Minister Rutte, a number of ministers and deputy prime ministers come five o’clock Monday afternoon together at the Ministry of Security and Justice in the Hague. The Ministerial Committee on Crisis Management (MCCB) that will discuss the latest RIVM opinions to curb the coronavirus. The consultation is in any case Grapperhaus Minister (Justice and Security) and the newly appointed Minister Van Rijn (Medical Care) present.

After crisis talks, around six-thirty Monday, a press conference follows. It is not yet known which ministers will then take the floor. That will want to issue the Cabinet depend more on the message, and the possible new measures being promulgated.

Slap

It is expected that the Dutch population gets a slap on the last weekend in which Dutch people flock to parks and beaches proceeded. Not everyone stuck to the advice to keep each other up to a minimum of 1.5 meters. Prime Minister Rutte did last Friday an urgent appeal to which indeed do.

For that reason, possibly introduced new measures. But that is not certain yet: it is largely on the advice RIVM indicates the cabinet. Thus speculated that ‘non-essential’ shops have to close their doors. Also, it could be that municipalities have more powers to enforce that people on the street keep 1.5 meters.

mayors

At seven o’clock Monday evening is also scheduled a meeting of the Security Council. Then discuss the 25 mayors of the security’s current situation. Rotterdam Mayor Aboutaleb asked the government Sunday to more resources to maintain the corona measures. A restraining order or a ban on assembly as in Germany, where no more than two persons may be outside together, according Aboutaleb is also on the table.

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