The approximately 7000 registered prostitutes in Amsterdam's streets are used to stand in front of a red light. But not in the sense that they have made it in recent months.
Under the coronakrisen have sexarbejderne the stop signal from the authorities, who on the way has tried to limit the spread of the covid-19. Right up until now.
Falling smittetryk have gotten the city to bring forward the reopening of the Red Light District from september 1. July, writes The Guardian.
this allows the prostitutes to re-occupy their lit glasmontre, but it is, however, only on the surface, that's the normal mode will be restored. As soon as any customers report their arrival, they will encounter new and unfamiliar measures.
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According to The Guardian recommends that the authorities, for example, that sexarbejderne put out with to get a handle on whether the potential customer or members of his family have symptoms of corona.
in Addition, many have introduced their own rules. The media has interviewed several of the city's sex workers, and from here it sounds bl.a., that disinfects everything, like 'most of us avoid to be face-to-face, so no kissing'.
- When the client has left the room, disinfects everything what he has touched - the bed, the sink, the toilet, the door handle, it all, says Felicia Anna to The Guardian.
Since risk of infection is far from a new phenomenon for the city's prostitutes, is a big focus on hygiene, however, it does not, she points out.
- We have already done much more extensive disease than corona.
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