[One of my Dutch supporters was telling me about the horrific lockdown laws that are hitting the Dutch now! But, hold on, months ago, the Swedes and the Dutch, were going through the natural process of having less restrictions so that their people could become immune to it NATURALLY! And, all the indications were that this was WORKING FINE! I've been in Holland once, and to me the Dutch people seemed very healthy. An ex-South African pal of mine who moved to Holland more than 20 years ago, told me how the Dutch doctors do not like prescribing antibiotics like the doctors do in South Africa and that they want you to develop immunity for flu, colds, etc. That is the standard practise there. The Dutch are normally a healthy, intelligent people. So why this weird, (((creepy))) Jew lockdown nonsense? Is the charade reaching there too? All this stuff is very weird indeed. It's becoming a creepier and creepier world. Jan]
Netherlands snap lockdown prompts rush for last-minute shopping Access to the comments Comments
By Michael Daventry • last updated: 14/12/2020 – 20:32
Long queues formed outside Amsterdam coffee shops and museums on Monday
The Netherlands is set to introduce sweeping coronavirus restrictions in a lockdown that will remain in place until the middle of January.
Schools, non-essential shops, museums and gyms will all be closed from midnight on Tuesday morning.
Primary and secondary schools will have to switch to distance learning and people will be urged to remain indoors as much as possible.
Officials said the lockdown was being introduced swiftly to avoid panic buying in the shops and will remain in place until January 19, 2021.
But queues formed on Monday afternoon at shops, museums and even coffee shops selling cannabis as people tried to beat the lockdown.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte made the announcement in a televised address on Monday, while protesters could be heard blowing whistles outside.
"The Netherlands for five weeks is going into lockdown," he said.
"The reality is that this is is not an innocent flu as some people — like the demonstrators outside — think.
"But a virus that can hit everybody hard."
The Dutch broadcaster NOS said the measures were being taken amid a rapid rise in COVID-19 infections across the Netherlands.
The number of daily cases has surged despite government hopes to reduce them to around 3,600 by the middle of December.
On Sunday 9,937 tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Johns Hopkins University tracker.
The mass-circulation De Telegraaf also reported the expected closures under the headline: "Almost everything to close".