Update: Consultative Committee will meet at 9:00 AM tomorrow
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Update: Consultative Committee will meet at 9:00 AM tomorrow

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The next meeting of Belgium’s consultative committee will take place on Wednesday at 9:00 AM, according to reports in local media.

The meeting – expected for Friday – was ultimately brought forward due to rising infections and hospitalisations in Belgium, according to De Morgen, citing a government source.

Over the past days several experts have been urging the government to impose further restrictions, including the mention of the so-called Plan C, which involves the closure of schools on top of measures already in Belgium’s Plan B.

The committee meeting will be followed by a press conference to announce what has been decided, De Croo’s cabinet confirmed to The Brussels Times. The agenda for the meeting remains unknown at this time.

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De Croo met with the minister-presidents of the federated entities early Tuesday afternoon to discuss the situation regarding the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, during which that ultimately decided to bring the committee meeting forward.

“The Prime Minister has also decided to meet with the Core Cabinet tonight at 8:00 PM to discuss the situation with federal deputy prime ministers,” according to De Croo’s cabinet.

The Brussels Times