Lockdown restrictions were eased too quickly and now “severe measures” may be required to quell a second wave, according to the governor of Belgium’s worst-affected … Read more
One of Europe’s major port cities, Antwerp, has announced significant new restrictions including a night curfew as Belgium strives to halt a worrying rise in … Read more
Belgium will tighten COVID-19 containment measures on July 25 after a rise in infections, Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes said, requiring the use of face masks … Read more
The Belgian authorities have struck a deal with Brussels Airlines and its parent company Lufthansa of Germany with regard to the rescue of the Belgian … Read more
Belgium may be at the start of a second wave of coronavirus infections after reporting a 32% increase in weekly cases, though for now the … Read more
UPDATE: Travelling corridor between Malta and Belgium established – First flights expected on July 16th
UPDATE Monday July 13th – 1420h : Travelling between Malta and Belgium is expected to resume as of 16th July, following the inclusion of Belgium … Read more
A view of a fresco paint, by street artist Amandine Lesay, paying tribute to all the medical workers, next to the Etterbeek-Ixelles site of the … Read more
People who have had close contact with a Covid-19 patient can now request a second PCR, or diagnosis, test in order to shorten their mandatory … Read more
During the past 7 days there were an average of 92 confirmed new novel coronavirus infections in Belgium. This is 6% higher than was the … Read more
The main Belgian trade unions are backing a call made by a number of virologists to made the wearing of masks mandatory in shops and … Read more
The mayor of the Belgian city of Bruges, Dirk De fauw, has been released from hospital after surviving a knife attack.
De fauw was seriously … Read more
Lufthansa could let its Belgian subsidiary Brussels Airlines go bankrupt or sell it, La Libre newspaper reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources at the airline.… Read more
Mounted policemen patrol empty beach at the Knokke-Heist sea resort, Belgium, as Belgians as the coronavirus measures were relaxed.
Belgium has entered the third phase … Read more
A statue of former Belgian King Leopold II sprayed with paint is seen at the park of the Africa Museum, in Tervuren, near Brussels, Belgium.… Read more
A statue of King Leopold II in the Belgian town of Antwerp was removed with its long-term future set for a museum, just days after … Read more
A waiter prepares restaurant tables ahead of the reopening of restaurants and bars in the country, in downtown Brussels, Belgium.
Food service and hospitality industry … Read more
According to a survey by the Flemish Tourist Board that was commissioned by the Flemish Tourism Minister Zuhal Demir, since the start of the lockdown … Read more
Stewards wearing face masks help people keep the minimum safety distance among each other and stay in the correct direction as they walk along a … Read more
People with masks walk around the symbol of tourism for Brussels the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium, 17 May 2020, on the first weekend after Belgium … Read more
Coronavirus brought Belgium its deadliest April since World War Two last month, according to a new study as the country begins slowly to lift lockdown … Read more
The Belgian government said it was committed to reaching a deal with Lufthansa to save its Belgian subsidiary Brussels Airlines if the future of the … Read more
The United Kingdom is on a similar level to France, Italy and Spain on COVID-19 deaths per million but Belgium is worse, a junior British … Read more
A new test of 3,400 blood samples taken from Belgian of all age categories has found that 6% contain antibodies against COVID-19.
This is double … Read more
Workers in the port of Antwerp will next month begin testing wristbands developed by a Belgian technology company that could help guarantee the social distancing … Read more
Belgium plans to allow a gradual easing of coronavirus restriction measures from May 4, with a series of phases of further re-opening during the course … Read more
There is reason to believe that in the event of reinfection with the new coronavirus (Covid-19), it will be “much less severe than the first,” … Read more
Belgium’s prime minister Sophie Wilmès has warned that “a long process of reconstruction” awaits the country once the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is over.… Read more
Chocolate Easter Bunny wearing mouth mask called ‘Lapinou Solidaire’ and ‘Lapinou Confined’, made by artisan chocolate maker Genevieve Trepant works on at Cocoatree, a craft … Read more
Employees of the ‘Pompes Funebres Fontaine’ funeral service company wear protective suits and face masks as they disinfect the coffin of a COVID-19 victim, in … Read more
Hospitals in the Belgian capital called on the federal government on Wednesday to address a shortage of medicines and equipment, as COVID-19 patients continue to … Read more
Belgium has made spitting on police an offence punishable by a hefty fine and jail time following an increase in incidents of people using spit … Read more
A 12-year-old Belgian girl has become the youngest known person in Europe to die after contracting coronavirus.
Authorities in Belgium said the child was by … Read more
In Brussels, the police seized several vehicles because their drivers did not respect Belgium’s measures to contain the further spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19).… Read more
The founder of UNIC-3D, Nicolas Usuwiel wears and shows a protective mask made for the medical profession in Brussels, Belgium, 27 March 2020.
Nicolas Usuwiel … Read more
Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès announced the extension of confinement measures for at least two weeks, until April 19.
As of Friday, 7,284 people in … Read more
Despite requests from other countries to help with rising numbers of infected, Belgium will not take additional coronavirus patients from abroad for the time … Read more
Several artists shared videos of themselves playing the Top Gun theme song after the guitarist of a Belgian metal band launched an initiative for health … Read more
Belgium has decided to close its borders for “non-essential inbound and outbound travel” to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Interior Minister Pieter De Crem … Read more
The Belgian Prime Minister is set to announce new measures for the Belgians including the mandatory confinement which is expected to enter in vigour from … Read more
A view of Rue Neuve, the main shopping street in Brussels City Center with its shops closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium,14 … Read more