the Head of the Ministry of health of the Netherlands Bruno Breyns
www.government.nl/ Breyns felt bad, the debate in Parliament lasted for several hours
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the Head of the Ministry of health of the Netherlands Bruno Breyns fainted on the podium in the Parliament during the report on combating the spread of the novel coronavirus. At the moment in the Netherlands recorded 2065 infections Covid-19, 58 people died (they were all aged 63 to 95 years).
At that moment, when Breyns felt bad, the debate in Parliament lasted for several hours. When one of the opposition deputies asked the next question Brains why in contrast to other EU countries the Netherlands has not yet closed its border, the Minister suddenly knees buckled, and he fainted.
Several members helped him up, the officer quickly regained consciousness, took a SIP from the water glass, but continue to answer the questions was not able to. After syncope the debates were postponed.
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Later Breyns in his Twitter abouthave yasnal that fainted due to fatigue after several weeks of hard work.
“I felt the weakness and exhaustion after intense work weeks. I am better now. Now I will go home to rest tonight so that tomorrow I can get back to work to harder to deal with the crisis arising from the coronavirus,” wrote the Minister.
the First case of infection with coronavirus in the Netherlands was revealed on February 27. And the first death was recorded on 6 March.
In the last few days the Dutch government has taken a number of measures to prevent the spread of the virus. Closed all entertainment facilities, cafes, bars, restaurants. Cancelled social events, people are encouraged wherever possible to work remotely, to limit contact with the outside world and not go to other countries unless absolutely necessary. A number of measures were aimed at supporting the business.