Belgium will be loosening restrictions, allowing restaurants and bars to reopen on June 8, Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès announced Wednesday. In addition, borders will reopen as of June 15. ‘This will be a key moment as we change our approach,’ Wilmès said. ‘We started with banning everything.
When will terraces in Belgium be allowed to reopen?
Belgium’s Consultative Committee reportedly decided that the terraces of bars and restaurants will be allowed to stay open until 10:00 PM from 8 May, according to reports in local media. Once terraces in Belgium are allowed to reopen, they will have to close their doors at 10:00 PM, the Belga news agency reports based on a reliable source.
When will hair salons and tattoo shops reopen in Belgium?
Non-essential shop owners will be authorized to welcome customers without appointments from April 26, when hair salons and tattoo shops can reopen. A total of 23,566 people have died from coronavirus-related causes in Belgium, a country of 11.5 million that was among the hardest-hit globally when the pandemic broke.