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Belgium announces new Covid restrictions, but prime minister vows to avoid lockdown


By Silvia Amaro

November 18, 2021

BRUSSELS — Belgium is toughening up social restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge, but Prime Minister Alexander de Croo tells CNBC the aim is still to keep society open.

“It’s not the same virus anymore. This is a mutation of the virus, which is much more infectious,” the Belgian prime minister said in an exclusive interview Tuesday.

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