Corona news: demonstration on Malieveld against corona measures


In this live blog we will keep you informed on Saturday about all events surrounding the corona crisis in Brabant.

The Roosendaal café Time Out on the Flower Market must remain closed for two days on the instructions of Mayor Han van Midden. The cafe did not follow the corona measures. Visitors were not seated at tables or at the bar, while this is mandatory. Visitors were also dancing and kept insufficient distance. The staff did not intervene. The cafe had already received an official warning last week.

With an estimated several hundred people on the Malieveld, the demonstration of the action group Virus Madness started on Saturday afternoon. Under the heading of ‘Day of Democracy’, those present demonstrate against the corona measures. The program includes speeches by, among others, Willem Engel and Jeroen Pols, two foremen of Virus Madness.

The police are visibly present around the Malieveld, but the atmosphere is pleasant. People are carrying banners and people are still arriving at the Malieveld.

Players, staff and referees from the premier league football and first division are required to be tested for the corona virus from two weeks before the start of the competition. The corona protocols then remain in effect throughout the football season. Before then, so in the preparation phase, the responsibility lies with the clubs themselves. The KNVB reports this due to the cancellation of the match between PSV and UNA on Friday evening.

More and more young people have bought a caravan or motorhome since the coronavirus outbreak. The number of caravan owners aged up to and including 35 increased by 6.6 percent to almost 18,000 between 1 April and 1 July 2020, and the number of campers rose by 17.2 percent to more than 4,600. and RDC.

Three-quarters of the Dutch – 73 percent – understand if a mouth mask obligation would be introduced. Yet only 34 percent think that wearing a mask should be mandatory, 44 percent do not like that. The AD reports this on the basis of a survey conducted by research agency Markteffect.

The Virus Madness action group demonstrates against corona measures on Saturday afternoon at the Malieveld in The Hague. The demonstration starts at two o’clock. The organization has made a number of agreements with the Municipality of The Hague. Based on this, the municipality decided not to impose restrictions on the demonstration. The most important agreement is that Virus Madness is responsible for keeping a meter and a half away.

The coronavirus vaccines, the first of which have been completed in humans and are now entering the final testing phase, all have mild side effects. Trouw writes that. Three-quarters of the subjects had a headache, a sore arm, fatigue or fever. The unfortunates were often restored after a bad day. But there are more compared to other vaccines, such as the annual flu shot.


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