Measures in Drenthe

Lockdown until at least 20 April

The third wave is becoming apparent, so we will remain in lockdown until at least 20 April. If we follow the basic rules, fewer people will become infected with coronavirus. This will help open up society more quickly.

You can read the currently applicable measures below; you can also view the measures on

Current lockdown measures

General measures
Do not go outdoors during curfew hours (22.00 to 04.30).
Wear a face mask where required.
Meeting people
Receive no more than 1 visitor per day (excluding children under 13).
Visit no more than 1 other household per day.
Outdoors: no more than 2 people or 1 household in a group.
Travel and transport
Stay at home as much as possible.
Use public transport for essential travel only.
Stay in The Netherlands and do not travel abroad in the period up to and including 15 May.
Non-essential shops are closed. Shopping by appointment, ‘click and collect’ and delivery allowed.
Shops selling essentials, including supermarkets, greengrocers and chemists, may remain open.
Ban on sale of alcohol after 20.00.
Food and drink/ events
All establishments serving food and drink remain closed. Takeaway and delivery are allowed.
Events are banned.
Venues normally open to the public
Museums, cinemas, zoos and other venues remain closed.
Contact-based industries
People working in contact-based professions, like hairdressers and driving instructors, can perform their work.
Work from home, unless you have no other option.
Education and childcare
Primary schools and daycare centres are open.
Secondary schools and secondary vocational schools (mbo) are partially open.
Remote teaching in higher education.
Out-of-school care remains closed.
Outdoors: allowed for children aged 17 and under. Allowed for people aged 18 or over under certain conditions.
Indoors: all indoor sports facilities remain closed. Swimming lessons for children up to and including 12 years old are excluded.
Wash your hands often.
Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
Stay 1.5 metres away from others.
Avoid crowded places.
COVID-19 symptoms? Stay at home.
COVID-19 symptoms? Get tested.

Additional information

There can be additional measures on a regional level. Please take a look at the website of the safety region.