Belgium overview

287,700

cases

10,658

DEATHS

22,517

recovered

3.7%

Fatality Rate

7.8%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Belgium

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Belgium:

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter until 15 May 2020. This does not apply to: - Passengers arriving from an EEA Member States, Switzerland or the United Kingdom. - Nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland returning home. - British nationals returning home. - Nationals of Andorra, Monaco, Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), San Marino, Serbia and Vatican City (Holy See) with proof of connection travel to their home country. - Passengers with a long term residence permit or a long term visa issued by EEA Member States, Switzerland or the United Kingdom. - Family members of nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland, and of British nationals; - Diplomats; - Personnel of international and humanitarian organizations; - Humanitarian aid workers; - Military personnel. 2. Passenger flights are only allowed to operate between 7:00 and 21:00. - This does not apply to humanitarian, repatriation and United Nations flights. 3. Belgium temporarily reintroduced border controls.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.