A woman cleans a table at a terrace in downtown Haarlem, the Netherlands, in September. Photo: AFP A woman cleans a table at a terrace in downtown Haarlem, the Netherlands, in September. Photo: AFP
A woman cleans a table at a terrace in downtown Haarlem, the Netherlands, in September. Photo: AFP

Dutch PM orders partial coronavirus lockdown, while Britain faces call for ‘circuit breaker’

  • More than 700,000 new Covid-19 cases reported in Europe last week, a jump of 34 per cent from previous week
  • Facing one of the highest per capita infection rates worldwide, the Netherlands bans public gatherings of more than four people and closes bars and restaurants

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman cleans a table at a terrace in downtown Haarlem, the Netherlands, in September. Photo: AFP A woman cleans a table at a terrace in downtown Haarlem, the Netherlands, in September. Photo: AFP
A woman cleans a table at a terrace in downtown Haarlem, the Netherlands, in September. Photo: AFP
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