You can collect, but you can’t browse!
As primary schools re-open, non-essential shops will also be allowed to roll up their shutters on February 8. Although customers will not be allowed to browse in-store, they will be able to order online and pick up their delivery from the shop in person. Customers will also be allowed to order via telephone if the shop in question offers that service.
This is all part of the government’s strategy to de-escalate measured taken to contain the virus once infections start to settle down in the country. Some media sources have also suggested that the curfew will be lifted soon but this hasn’t been announced officially by the government yet. The government is not expected to speak about lifting the curfew until at least the beginning of next week.
Suggestions that places such as hairdressers may re-open shortly after shops are allowed to open their doors have also been printed in newspapers like De Telegraaf. However, the government had not yet announced this officially.