This is the overview of the most important corona news from Sunday, February 21.

Inland:

  • The

    curfew

    will be extended after March 2, sources say to the

    ANP

    and

    AD

    news agency

    .

    In the first week of March,

    secondary schools

    can partly open their doors again, was said to have been discussed in the Catshuis on Sunday.

  • Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday evening to celebrate in the

    Vondelpark

    .

    The police, who called the party 'unacceptable', intervened.

  • Earlier that day, about six hundred demonstrators had gathered on the Museumplein in Amsterdam to

    protest against the corona measures

    .

    Because the protesters did not take these measures into account, the police decided to intervene.

    The Mobile Unit (ME) was also present.

  • The number of

    corona vaccinations

    that have been put in the Netherlands has passed one million on Sunday.

  • The RIVM will report

    4,720 new positive corona tests on Sunday

    .

    That is again considerably more than the average of the past seven days (3,935).

  • In Dutch hospitals,

    1,849 corona patients

    are currently

    being

    cared for, nine fewer than on Saturday.


Abroad:

  • Israel

    again implemented easing on Sunday after the country was soon able to take huge steps with the corona vaccination program.

    Half of the population is said to have been injected by now.

  • Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was one of the first in the country to receive the corona vaccine from BioNTech / Pfizer on Sunday.

    Australia

    started the vaccination program a day earlier.

  • The

    United Kingdom

    wants to have all adults in the country with an injection against the corona virus by the end of July.