Cases of the Netherlands, Austria and Belgium –

From Claudio Del Frit

Some countries in the heart of Europe see the epidemiological curve turning downward: in some cases the slowdown has begun even before governments adopt restrictions

even in the heartEurope hit by variant Omicron With the places they were able to reach Sharply reversed infection curve As the number of cases over the course of days witnessed a noticeable decrease. Holland, Austria, Belgium and even Greece are part of this elite, In short, countries that are not on the edge of the world, but where the virus shows some is certain volatile But where to stop its spread was in many cases a decision Back to close.

Austria It was the first country to take countermeasures: in the last week of November, the Vienna government decided, first of all, to impose restrictions on its citizens: Cultural events have been suspended, and sporting events are held behind closed doorsRestaurants only work with takeaway. At the same time, Vienna allows entry to its borders Only for vaccinated or cured people Based on the so-called 2G rule with mandatory quarantine for the unvaccinated. . Three weeks after horse care Daily infection in Austria has moved from its peak above i 15,000 cases in mid-November to 1,700 cases on December 20, although it remains to be seen if there is indeed a link (at least temporarily) between the government’s measures and the slowdown in the virus.

Similar to Austria, theDutch
a: on the wave 23,000 cases every day The newly adopted Prime Minister’s government was registered in the second half of November Mark Rutte repeat full closure Bars, cinemas, restaurants, museums and schools will be closed on vacation until January 9 despite the fact that the country can rely on the immune barrier it forms85% have been vaccinated. When the rules were triggered, the contagion actually seemed to be slowing down: since the beginning of the month the epidemic curve has curved downward and On December 20, it reached 12,000 infections.

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The Dutch who were able to bet Belgium To spend their free time but also the Brussels government at this point did the opposite by placing restrictions on a series of activities: schools, first of all, they have Christmas closing is offered for one week, while many public events were also held in one Max capacity 200 people. There is also a space for smart work with some activities that have limited work In existence only one day a week. Immediate repercussions for statistics: the daily rate of previous injuries From 20,000 in early December to 8,600 two days ago. There is, too Germany It represents a turnaround, albeit with much higher numbers (infections yesterday were still above 40,000) but Olaf Schulz’s government has postponed the pressure until after Christmas.

Another virtuous example, in the context of society, is Greece: Here too, the daily rate of infection is Half in a month (from 8600 to 4400) But without the Athens government resorting to drastic measures. The only tool that gets activated, in this case, is the t . toolampone is mandatory for those crossing the Greek border, similar to what other EU governments have decided, starting with Italy.

Dec 21, 2021 (change on Dec 22, 2021 | 00:17)

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