Netherlands PM: partial lockdown needed to slow coronavirus spread

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte speaks to reporters in Berlin

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch government announced a new round of measures to slow the spread of coronavirus on Tuesday, including limits on the size of social gatherings and a ban on the sale of alcohol in the evening.

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the measures will go into effect from Wednesday.

(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Chris Reese)

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