There is a new lockdown in Belgium on hands.
The consultation committee soon walks out with all the ins and outs.
Surely there will be one more containment of the few social contacts that the Belgians had left.
Celeval advisory body suggests to it at one hug contact to keep and no more visitors at home businesses.
They are also calling for an immediate ban on all contact professions such as hairdressers.
They also want to close the Belgian borders.
PS chairman Paul Magnette indicates that anyway the Walloon, Brussels and French Community Government EXACTLY WANT AND WILL TO CARRY OUT what the experts (unanimously) ask how drastically also.
The question is therefore no longer whether Belgium will go to a lockdown, but for how long must going to last.
Belgian Minister of Public health and Marxist Frank Vandenbroucke (sp.a) warned in advance that the not enough will be to maintain those measures for 4 weeks:
'Epidemiologists say you should at least have them 8 weeks persist before they take effect. It looks for Christmas not good.'
The Consultation Committee, in which the various Belgian governments are represented, had been together since 13 pm on Friday afternoon.
Prime Minister Alexander De Croo (Open Vld) just announced a whole list of new strands:
The economy takes another blow:
After catering outlets, cinemas and fitness centers, among other things, 'non-essential' shops will also start at least a month from Monday close should.
Contact professions such as hairdressers moeten to stop working with. Animal parks and recreation parks must also be closed. Bars and restaurants in hotels must also be closed. Telework becomes obligated.
Home also receiving visits from friends and family forbidden, with the exception of one 'hug contact'.
There will be for the time being no perimeter or prohibition of 'non-essential' movements.
In the second and third stages of secondary school attendance is changed every week, ie every second week distance learning.
The autumn break will be extended by two weeks until 15 November.
The rules will at least for 6 weeks apply and go Sunday night in.
The measures for shops will be evaluated on 1 December.