Heading for a new lockdown? – Belgium

Heading for a new lockdown? – Belgium
Heading for a new lockdown? – Belgium

Will there be a new lockdown? The Consultation Committee meets at 1 pm to make important decisions.

The catering industry was closed in mid-October, a week later the Consultation Committee introduced stricter rules for sports and culture, in the days that followed the three regions took this one step further. On Friday afternoon, the Consultation Committee, which includes representatives of the federal government and all state governments, will meet again.

These consultations had already been planned halfway this month: when the cafes and restaurants closed it was for a month, but the governments then promised to evaluate the measure after two weeks. However, the chance that these or other rules will soon be relaxed seem virtually non-existent. The number of infections and admissions is still exponentially on the rise and the water is on – or above – the lips of healthcare staff and hospitals.

The Celeval experts suggest, among other things, to the government to allow only essential relocations again and to stop contact professions, such as hairdressers.

Marc Van Ranst

On the contrary, the call for a new strict lockdown is getting louder. KU Leuven virologist Marc Van Ranst already called for a restriction on non-essential movements on Thursday. There is currently no indication that the measures taken have already had any effect. Time for, just like in other neighboring countries, the emergency brake: lockdown. ‘ Also, among others, Zorgnet-Icuro top woman Margot Cloet, Vlozo director Peter Marquebreuck, various hospital domes and Walloon Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo already sounded the alarm.

Prime Minister Alexander De Croo received questions about the corona crisis from almost all political groups in the House on Thursday afternoon, but he did not comment on what measures would or would not be on the table in Friday’s Consultation Committee. In any case, the heads of government and ministers will base themselves solely on ‘scientific advice, figures and facts’, De Croo emphasized. ‘That is all we can rely on to make the right decisions in this crisis. There can be absolutely no discussion about that. ‘

The Consultation Committee starts at 1 pm. The government leaders meet physically in the Egmont Palace for this.

The catering industry was closed in mid-October, a week later the Consultation Committee introduced stricter rules for sports and culture, in the days that followed the three regions took this one step further. On Friday afternoon, the Consultation Committee, which includes representatives of the federal government and all state governments, will meet again. These consultations had already been planned halfway this month: when the cafes and restaurants closed it was for a month, but the governments then promised to evaluate the measure after two weeks. However, the chance that these or other rules will soon be relaxed seem virtually non-existent. The number of infections and admissions is still exponentially on the rise and the water is on – or above – the lips of healthcare staff and hospitals. The Celeval experts suggest, among other things, to the government to allow only essential relocations again and to stop contact professions, such as hairdressers. On the contrary, the call for a new strict lockdown is getting louder. KU Leuven virologist Marc Van Ranst already called for a restriction on non-essential movements on Thursday. There is currently no indication that the measures taken have already had any effect. Time for, just like in other neighboring countries, the emergency brake: lockdown. ‘ Also, among others, Zorgnet-Icuro top woman Margot Cloet, Vlozo director Peter Marquebreuck, various hospital domes and Walloon Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo already sounded the alarm. Prime Minister Alexander De Croo received questions about the corona crisis from almost all political groups in the House on Thursday afternoon, but he did not comment on what measures would or would not be on the table in Friday’s Consultation Committee. In any case, the heads of government and ministers will base themselves solely on ‘scientific advice, figures and facts’, De Croo emphasized. ‘That is all we can rely on to make the right decisions in this crisis. There can be absolutely no discussion about that. ‘ The Consultation Committee starts at 1 pm. The government leaders meet physically in the Egmont Palace for this.

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