Fitness centers, wellness centers and saunas will be allowed to reopen from July 1, said Prime Minister Mark Rutte in a brief press conference on Wednesday evening. Sport facility cantinas and casinos will also be given permission to reopen that date, but sex work will still not be allowed until September 1. The Dutch leader was joined by Health Minister Hugo de Jonge after a meeting of the Cabinet's crisis management committee.
Arson may have been involved in a fire at a German sauna club in which a 64-year-old Dutch man died on Sunday, the German police said, AD reports.
The fire at Gallardo Sauna Club in Hamminkeln broke out during the early hours of Sunday morning. Emergency services tried to resuscitate the Dutch man, but it was to no avail. He died at the scene.
The Duisburg police are investigating the cause of the fire and this investigation led them to believe arson was involved, according to AD.
On Monday the court sentenced a 51-year-old Belgian man to three months in prison for secretly filming women in sauna SpaSereen in Maarssen. One of the victims caught Mark D. filming her and friends with his watch in October 2016, AD reports.
A video showing nude visitors to sauna SpaWell in Peize, Drenthe was found on popular porn site Xhamster. The video, which shows visitors showering, was uploaded to the site four years ago, Groningen blog Sikkom discovered.
Towels clearly showing the sauna's name can be seen in the video. It seems that it was recorded by a visitor who hid the camera in a bag. The video starts with the filmer directing the camera at the showering visitors, and the sound of a zipper can be heard.
In addition of videos of the Dutch women's handball team, nude footage of hundreds of other visitors to sauna Oase in Nederasselt appeared online. Images of at least a hundred naked visitors are still online, AD reports.
Videos of the Dutch women's handball team naked in a dressing room of sauna Oase in Nederasselt, were posted on a popular porn website for several hours in December. According to sauna owner Erik van Ingen Schenau, the surveillance cameras were hacked, the Gelderlander reports.
150 guests were evacuated after a large fire in the hotel of wellness- and sauna complex Thermen Bussloo in Voorst started on Thursday afternoon.