On Friday 24 April the National Security Council of Belgium held a much awaited press conference on deconfinement. A French word for the exit strategy out of coronavirus countermeasures.
While media focus on the restart of schools, the industry and retail, a slide showed something interesting. Multiday trips within the realm and outside will not be possible before 8 June. The reopening of the catering industry – hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars – will not happen before 8 June.
“No decision was made”, she said on VRT News. “We’ll have to look at the situation at home and abroad.”
She doesn’t want to be drawn into premature announcements.