July 16th, 2020
Response to parliamentary questions on COVID-19 and on preparations for a second wave
In light of the virus's resurgence in other countries and an increase in infections here in Belgium, we must take extra care. We're continuing to make preparations at federal level, and the federated entities are also developing specific plans. Here's my response to questions in the Chamber of Representatives this afternoon:
July 15th, 2020
National Security Council meeting of 15 July
Phase 5 of the phase-out plan is not yet activated. Some indicators are worrying and we are keeping an eye on things. We all need to be more vigilant. On 23 July, we will assess the situation again.
July 9th, 2020
The Consultative Committee extends the requirement to wear a face mask
The Consultative Committee met today, Thursday 9 July, in the presence of the Group of Experts in charge of the Exit Strategy (GEES). The experts submitted a new report recommending an extension of the obligation to wear a face mask.
July 9th, 2020
Response to parliamentary questions on the handling of the crisis and on the recovery
Questions on the management of the coronavirus crisis and on vacancies, the recovery and budgetary orthodoxy
July 8th, 2020
Decision of the Consultative Committee on travel abroad
Today, Wednesday 8 July, the Consultative Committee met in the presence of the Group of Experts in charge of the Exit Strategy (GEES) to define the epidemiological strategy regarding people who return from so-called "high-risk" zones, as part of the fight against Covid-19 in Belgium.