The Conference of the mayors of the province of Luxembourg took the decision on Tuesday, in agreement with the police services, to strengthen the controls linked to the wearing of a mask in places where it is imposed, and the mechanisms for verifying the Covid Safe Ticket , the respect of the rules relating to the ventilation of the premises and the respect of the rules outside and during the events, announces the cabinet of the governor in a press release.
In the province of Luxembourg, the incidence rate of contamination has crossed over the last 14 days the barrier of 1,000 per 100,000 inhabitants (1,012), according to figures communicated by Sciensano. Five other provinces are also experiencing this situation (those of Liège, West Flanders, Walloon Brabant, Antwerp and Limburg).
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“The cumulative increase in the incidence rate and the positivity rate indicates a very high circulation of the virus during the last 14 days, leading to a worrying increase in hospitalizations, including in intensive care“, underlines the conference of burgomaster.
In addition to the controls, the mayors decided to strengthen the requirements relating to events, and in particular respect for social distancing between groups, the capacity of the organizers to respect the wearing of the mask and / or the CST as well as the capacity of the organizers. to enforce the rules in force in the hotel and catering industry.