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Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam).


Latest updates

  • Do you come from an area with an orange or red travel advisory? Then you are strongly advised to self-quarantine for 10 days. Read more
  • Are you staying in the Netherlands and subject to a contact tracing investigation from abroad? Then the Dutch rules apply for you. Read more (NL)

These basic rules apply to everyone:


  1. Keep a distance of 1.5 metres from others (2 arms lengths). This is not necessary if you belong to the same household.
  2. Avoid busy places: leave an area if it becomes difficult to socially distance.
  3. Do not shake hands.
  4. Wash your hands with soap and water regularly.


  1. Do you have symptoms or mild symptoms? Stay home and get tested.
  2. Cough and sneeze into the crook of your elbow.
  3. Use paper tissues to blow your nose and put them in the bin straight after use.
  4. Non-surgical face masks are mandatory on public transport.