15 May 2020 – Earlier advice to keep away from infected mink farms to lapse

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Research and Development, Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: RIVM

Overview: Earlier RIVM advice not to walk or cycle in a 400-meter zone around an infected mink farm to lapse.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/actueel/nieuws/2020/05/15/nieuwe-onderzoeksresultaten-naar-covid-19-bij-dieren

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic
Evidence/Justification: Based on new research, RIVM concludes that the risk of exposure to the virus outside the house is negligible.