What can you expect today?
- It’s the first day of the new corona measures: As of today, the evening lockdown from 5:00 PM to 5:00 AM will be in effect. Catering, ‘non-essential’ shops, cinemas and theatres, museums, amusement parks and gyms will then have to close their doors. The measure applies for at least three weeks.
- RIVM will announce more about the research into the omikron variant, which was probably found in several people who returned from South Africa.
- All top clubs are in action in the Eredivisie: Ajax will play against Sparta Rotterdam at 12.15 pm, Feyenoord will take on FC Twente in Enschede at 2.30 pm and PSV will play an away game against sc Heerenveen at 4.45 pm. At 8 p.m., the fourteenth round will be concluded with the Vitesse-AZ match.
What did you miss?
Israel proposes a entry ban in for all foreigners in an effort to stop the spread of the omikron variant of the coronavirus. The measure will come into effect next night and will in principle last for two weeks. Israel is the first country to completely close its borders due to the novel coronavirus variant.
Residents of Israel who return from abroad must also report mandatory three days in quarantine Israeli media. The measure also applies to vaccinated Israelis. They must test negative for the coronavirus after three days of isolation to lift the quarantine. Unvaccinated Israelis are only allowed to leave the quarantine after seven days and a negative test.
So far, one infection with omikron has been identified in Israel. Seven other infections are still under investigation.
Other news from the night:
And then this:
As of today, amateur athletes are no longer allowed to meet after 5 p.m. They are not happy with sports associations, but there is also understanding.
“Don’t believe this is the solution”: