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GGD Zuid-Holland Zuid starts vaccinating a few days earlier


The GGD Zuid-Holland Zuid (GGDZHZ) starts vaccinating healthcare personnel a few days earlier.

According to the GGDZHZ, the preparation is progressing so well that it has been decided to start on January 15 instead of January 18.



The GGDZHZ is one of the 25 injection locations where healthcare workers can be vaccinated against the corona virus.

According to the GGD, the vaccine is administered twice with an interval of 21 days.

The first cycle ends, due to the earlier start, on February 26.

On that date, all healthcare workers in the ZHZ region received two vaccinations.

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Sint spanning, Christmas gifts, oliebollen: this is how you reduce to 'normal'


For families with children, the Christmas holidays this school year will turn into distance education and working from home.

How do you handle that?

Keep your expectations realistic, parenting coach Annelies Bobeldijk and remedial educationalist Marleen Overgaag advise.

"Don't expect the impossible. Not from your child, but also not from yourself as a parent."

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The most important corona news from Saturday, January 2



Domestic


  • The

    RIVM

    has registered 8,630 positive corona tests in the past 24 hours.

    That is slightly less than the average of the previous seven days (8,775). 

  • 38 deaths have also been recorded.

    This does not mean that these people have died in the past 24 hours.

    There may be a delay when institutions report a death.

  • The total number of

    corona patients

    in hospitals has increased by 45 to 2,694.

    689 of them are in intensive care.

  • About 30,000 acute care workers receive a corona vaccine 'in the short term'.

    Initially, the first vaccines would only be for care workers in nursing homes, in care for the disabled, community nursing and in support under the Social Support Act.

  • The police are calling on people not to come to the beach of Hoek van Holland on Sunday.

    On Saturday it was already too busy on parking places.


Abroad


  • The New Year's Eve celebration in France ended after two days.

    About 1,200 of the 2,500 visitors have been fined.

  • South Korea is tightening up corona measures.

    For example, meetings with five or more people are no longer allowed.

  • Italian ski slopes won't open until January 18, instead of January 7.

    This decision was taken because of the ongoing second corona wave in the country.

  • Turkey is banning travelers from the United Kingdom.

  • Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, has announced that primary schools in the city will not open on Monday.

  • The British corona mutation has surfaced in Vietnam.

    It was diagnosed in a woman who had traveled from the United Kingdom.

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