The Ministry of Overseas Affairs is canceling the journey recommendation for Curaçao to paint code ‘orange’ as a result of enhance within the variety of new infections on the island. The ministry advises touring to the island provided that obligatory.
People who find themselves at present on Curaçao don’t have to return instantly, in line with the ministry. They’re, nonetheless, requested to enter house quarantine for ten days after they return house.
After Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s press convention firstly of November, there was a run on holidays to Curaçao. Rutte then gave the “pressing” recommendation to not journey overseas till mid-January, but in addition stated that Dutch individuals can nonetheless journey to Curaçao and Bonaire. Code yellow nonetheless applies to Bonaire.
Curaçao has seen the variety of new infections enhance sharply in the previous couple of weeks. An emergency legislation has now been handed, in order that violators of the corona measures may be fined. That was not potential earlier than. In Curaçao, amongst different issues, a curfew applies.
The introduction of the emergency legislation had been on the agenda for six months, however was delayed by protests from the opposition. Finally, the legislation was handed in a significantly amended kind. Based on Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath, the federal government “wants the instruments of the emergency legislation to battle the corona disaster.”