In this live blog we will keep you informed of the developments surrounding the corona virus at home and abroad.

Brazil is approaching 500,000 infections
In Brazil, the number of confirmed infections increased by 33,274 on Sunday to 498,440. The country is in second place after the United States. The number of deaths increased by 956 to 28,834 in the past 24 hours.

Despite warnings from health experts, several Brazilian states do want to relax the corona measures.

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Leave it to the Italians to make sure that mandatory masks are also fashionable and trendy. At least this tailor in Bologna is prepared for it. (Photo: Pro Shots)

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Romanian Prime Minister pays fine for non-compliance with corona rules
Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orbán has had to pay a fine of 3,000 lei (approximately € 620) for not complying with his country's corona measures.

According to state news agency Agerpres , Orbán was fined for not wearing a mask during a cabinet meeting. A photo of that meeting was already circulating on social media. In Romania, wearing a face mask is mandatory in all public areas.

Orbán admitted that he had not sufficiently complied with the measures and accepted and paid the corresponding fine.

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Greece will test all travelers from 'high-risk
airports ' Tourists traveling by plane to Greece from high-risk airports will all be tested before entering Greece. Greece will open the airports again for tourists on June 15.

The high risk airports are determined by EASA, the European Aviation Safety Agency. Currently, 13 British airports are on the list, as are all 22 in the United States. As far as is known, there are no Dutch airports on the list.

In case of a negative test, a tourist must be self-quarantined for seven days. With a positive test, quarantine takes twice as long and is supervised. Tourists coming from other areas will be tested by random sampling, but not all.

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The most important corona news of Saturday 30 May: the


  • In the daily update, RIVM reported twenty new deaths and five new hospital admissions.
  • Dozens of protesters were arrested during a demonstration in The Hague against the lockdown.
  • RIVM foresees few problems when Dutch people go on holiday in a limited number of countries next summer.
  • Boas in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht will again not issue fines on Wednesday in protest against the violence they are dealing with.

  • Some of the top scientists who advise the British government expressed concerns about what they believe to be too rapid relaxation of measures in England.
  • Nothing seems to stand in the way of the start of the Formula 1 season after the Austrian Ministry of Health has authorized races on July 5 and 12.
  • Brazil reported a record increase in the number of infections for the second day in a row. In the last ten days, the country detected nearly 200,000 new infections.

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