Good evening and welcome to this live blog.

Here I, Robbert van der Linde, will keep you informed of what the caretaker cabinet will announce from 7 p.m. during the corona press conference.

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The corona pass will play an important role in the Netherlands after September 25.

However, the cabinet states that the pass is not a covert vaccination obligation.


Why the corona pass is not mandatory according to the cabinet

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As is often the case, the cabinet's decisions leaked out well before the press conference.

For example, the 1.5 meters will be deleted, the mouth cap obligation in public transport will be maintained and the corona pass will be mandatory in the catering and cultural sector. 


you will find an overview of the relaxations that will (probably) be announced tonight.

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From 7 p.m., outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte and outgoing Minister Hugo de Jonge (Public Health) will hold another corona press conference.

In all likelihood, the ministers will announce the necessary changes in the corona measures.

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