From Monday 22 June 2020, the City of Brussels will proceed to a second distribution of reusable face masks. Since 4 May 2020, wearing a mouth and nose protection is mandatory in public transport. The mask is also recommended in public places and if social distance cannot be guaranteed.
In September 2020, the City of Brussels will start with immersion education in Dutch at the French-language Charles Buls primary school. This form of education will start in the first year and progressively be extended to the 6th grade.
Statbel, the Belgian Statistics Office, is conducting a research into income and living conditions at a number of households in the City of Brussels. The research is held from February to September 2020. The households concerned are informed by letter.
The City of Brussels launches a new campaign 'Show your #BXLove', which brings generations closer together during the lockdown. The campaign calls on young people to use social media to record a message for grandparents, seniors from the neighborhood or other elderly people who are isolated in a rest home.