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Dutch police arrest couple fleeing quarantine hotel

Passengers queue at check-in desks ahead of flights in the departures area of Schipol Airport in Amsterdam on October 16, 2021.EVERT ELZINGA | AFP | Getty ImagesDutch border police have said they've arrested and detained a couple who left a coronavirus quarantine hotel and were trying to leave the country.The couple, a man from Spain and woman from…
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Dutch impose new tighter lockdown amid spiking infections

The Netherlands has moved into a tougher lockdown that was announced amid spiking infection rates even before the country recorded its first confirmed cases of the new, more highly transmissible omicron variantBy MIKE CORDER Associated PressNovember 28, 2021, 5:19 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAMSTERDAM -- The…
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61 arrivals from South Africa test positive for COVID-19

A total of 61 people who arrived in the Netherlands on two flights from South Africa on Friday have tested positive for the coronavirus and are in isolation as the world anxiously seeks to contain a highly transmissible new coronavirus variantByThe Associated PressNovember 27, 2021, 9:38 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this…
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Netherlands To Shut Down At Night To Curb Covid Spike

<!-- -->Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the daily Covid figures are still too high.The Hague: The Netherlands will be "effectively closed" in the evenings with bars, restaurants and shops shutting early to curb a spike in Covid cases, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday.Dozens of protesters held a peaceful demonstration in The…
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