On Friday 8 October, the Brussels Parliament approved the ordinance extending the use of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) in the Brussels-Capital Region. That will take effect on October 15. That in catering, dance halls, sports clubs, trade fairs, conferences, the cultural sector and institutions for vulnerable people. Visitors will also need a CST for mass events, hospitals and residential care centers.
The Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will be required to access places in the Brussels Region. The cabinet teams of the Brussels Prime Minister Rudi Vervoort (PS) and the Brussels Minister of Health Alain Maron (Ecolo) explained on Friday what this means for the citizens and the sectors covered by these measures. For example, the CST will be available from October 15 mass events must be shown of at least 50 people inside and at least 200 people outside. This applies to persons from the age of twelve.
In addition, the CST is also mandatory in specific specific sectors, especially for persons aged 16 and over. in the catering industry the CST is mandatory for customers sitting inside in restaurants and cafes, but not for customers sitting on the terrace. However, takeaways and social restaurants will not be subject to the regulations.
also in sports and fitness clubs and trade fairs and conferences the CST is mandatory in an indoor area. For an outdoor space that applies from 200 people or more. In dancing and discotheques is the CST mandatory, the number of attendees. For matters pertaining to the cultural, recreation or party sector belonging, the ticket is mandatory from 50 people. For visitors to retirement homes and hospitals apply again from the age of twelve. The interns and staff of the WZC are not involved in the CST. Visitors of residents who are palliative will not live long from a slip syndrome, external care providers, suppliers of technicians are not covered by the CST scheme.
In the hospital, some visitors of admitted patients have to present a CST. This does not apply to the people who come for a consultation. No one is exempt from the mouth mask obligation.
For three months
in the public transport, in government departments, educational services, the workplace and shops and malls is a CST then again not required. The Covid Ticket will be for three months, until January 15, 2022, according to the cabinet employees of both ministers. “The CST is every monthly installment and may be extended as the epidemiological situation requires.”
The operator of the event organizer has the right to check the CST and must provide the tools for checking. If the measures can not be charged with 50 euros for amounts. For organizers this is a fine of 50 to 2,500 euros. The police will verify the customers are properly checked.
According to the cabinet of Prime Minister Vervoort, there will be no immediate sanctions from 15 October. Initially, they will be influenced, but the modalities still have to be agreed with the mayors, it sounds like.