“The Netherlands is again forced to close.

This is necessary because of the new wave with the omicron variant, "TASS quotes him.

Earlier, the Austrian authorities introduced new restrictions on entry into the country in connection with the threat of the spread of a new strain of coronavirus.

According to the new rules, from December 20, only those vaccinated or ill with COVID-19 will be allowed to enter Austria if they have a negative PCR test.

Entry regulations have been tightened in the UK.

From December 7, everyone arriving in the country over 12 years old will be required to test negative for coronavirus.