The Dutch government has issued new guidance to single people seeking intimacy during the pandemic, advising them to find a "sex buddy". Social-distancing measures have been in place in the Netherlands since 23 March, when the government imposed what it called an "intelligent" or "targeted" lockdown.
The rules were far less strict than those of the country's neighbours, permitting small gatherings of people if social distancing was observed. But in guidance published on 14 Maythe RIVM said "it persson sense that as a single [person] you also want to have physical contact" during the pandemic. Should singletons choose to engage in sexual contact, precautions should be taken to sydney private escort the risk of coronavirus exposure, the authority said.
The more people you see, the greater the chance of spreading the coronavirus. The RIVM has also issued advice for people whose long-term partners suspect they have contracted the coronavirus.
As part of the first phase, libraries, hairdressers, nail bars, beauticians, massage salons and places providing occupational therapy were allowed to reopen from 11 May. The relaxation of restrictions came after Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the country had made "headway" in its effort to bring the of wigh infections and deaths down. A further infections and 53 deaths were recorded in the Netherlands in the past 24 hours.
In total, 43, people have tested positive for coronavirus in the country so far, with more than 5, deaths. Coronavirus: Why Dutch lockdown may be a high-risk strategy.
Coronavirus: How lockdown is being lifted across Europe. Tk pairings should avoid sex if one of them suspects they have coronavirus, the advice says. The guidance comes after critics said there was no sex advice for singles.
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