The reason is the rapidly increasing number of infections. In the past week, more than 4,000 confirmed corona cases were added, the week before more than 2,500. Especially among young people, the virus quickly spreads during the summer holidays.
Last week, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Health Hugo de Jonge already came up with additional measures to halt the “dangerous advance” of the virus. But the opposition is not yet satisfied and wants the cabinet to take more control.
There are mainly concerns about the situation in corona fires such as Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The GGDs in those regions warned last week that they currently do not have enough capacity to warn all people who have had contact with infected persons.
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