US News Coronavirus: Closure of theme parks and behind closed doors matches in Belgium

14:15  23 october  2020
14:15  23 october  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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SANTE-CORONAVIRUS-BELGIUM: Coronavirus: Closure of theme parks and behind closed doors matches in Belgium


BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The Belgian government on Friday announced new measures to fight the coronavirus, including the closure of theme parks and the organization of football matches behind closed doors.

These new restrictions also impose tighter social distancing, limiting the number of spectators to theaters, concert halls and cinemas to 200. Measures to avoid congestion on public transport are also in place.

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"We press the pause button (...) We have only one objective, that of limiting contacts which are not strictly necessary", declared Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo during a press conference. "There is no law that can stop the virus, only we can stop it (...) all together", he added.

Belgium, which has the second highest infection rate in Europe after the Czech Republic, has so far remained deaf to calls from medical experts in favor of the implementation of a second generalized containment, in order to 'avoid aggravating the economic crisis.

The government of Alexander de Croo had already ordered last Friday the closure of all bars and restaurants, and the imposition of a nighttime curfew for a month.

The country, which has 11 million inhabitants, recorded 1,500 new cases of coronavirus contamination on Thursday. In addition, the epidemic killed 10,588 there, which, reported to the population, is one of the heaviest tolls in the world.

(Robin Emmott, French version Laura Marchioro, edited by Jean-Stéphane Brosse)

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