Coronavirus, what's happening in Brussels ? Trusted sources, testing centers, latest news ... all what you need to know.

Posted on 04.03.2021

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People living in Brussels can register to get on the reserve list for vaccination by contacting the call centre.

The call center can be reached during working hours via the telephone number

02 214 19 19

Brussels will begin to vaccinate people above 55 years and people at risk. They will be contact by e-mail or by post. If this is not the case, contact the call center.

Register on a waiting list : BRUVAX
Vaccination centers in Brussels: here

From 8 May

  • reopening of café, restaurants, terraces with a maximum of 4 people/table from 8am to 10pm.
  • outdoor cultural events allowed up to 50 people with mask and distance
  • Day time outdoor activities (sport, association) allowed up to 25 people.
  • Indoor activities allowed for children under 13 years with a maximum of 10.
  • Non medical contact professions are allowed to re-open .
  • Schools : back to face to face lessons

Rules Still effective
- Free movment inside Belgium remains possible.
- The rule on close social contacts indoors allows 2 persons.
- Primary and secondary schools will restart undeer the same conditions than before  the Easter holidays.
- Universities and High Schools can resume classes on campus one day a week.. 
- Non-essential stores can re-open on April 28.
- End of Late-night curfew,  but only 3 people are allowed to walk together after midnight.
- Work from home is mandatory if possible. 
Non-essential travel can be resumed under very strict testing and mandatory quarantine conditions.

- The average number of coronavirus infections per day reached 2936 cases between 1 and 11 May in Belgium.
-There was an average of 159 hospital admissions per day between 4 and 11 May.
- Deaths represent an average of 36 per day between 30 April and 6 May.

Non-essential travel can be resumed under very strict testing and mandatory quarantine conditions.
All travellers will have to fill in the Passenger Locator Form (PLF) as usual, but people coming from a red zone will be required to go into quarantine for ten days, with a test on arrival and another test 10 days later. 

Vaccination centers:
General public vaccination started in March.
Priority for seniors and people at risk.
Vaccine process: you will receive an invitation by post, text message and/or email.

The 4 major centers  

  • Heysel (OPEN),
  • Boulevard Pachéco, clinique St Jean,  OPEN, 
  • in Forest-Albert (test center), and
  • in Schaerbeek. 

Other centers: 
At the Parlementarium (Ixelles), at the military hospital of Neder-Over-Heembeek, in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, in Woluwe-St-Pierre, in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, in Anderlecht, and in Uccle,

The skyhall at Brussels airport becomes the vaccination center for the residents of the towns of Zaventem, Wezembeek-Oppem and Kraainem.

Vaccination in Brussels

Wearing a mask is compulsory for anyone aged 12 and over in public places and in private places accessible to the public throughout the territory of the Brussels-Capital Region.

So important to get correct information from trusted sources.

Do you want to know more about the coronavirus and the public measures taken in Belgium and Brussels  ?

- World Health Organization
- Coronavirus COVID-19

0800 14 689

The Belgian health authorities closely monitor the situation. Stay tuned with the latest information and procedures.

Do you need a test (PCR)?

You will find some addresses below
Be careful, it often takes between 72h and 96h to get the results.

Brussels International Airport offers several rapid testing centres.
Info Here

Midi Station
Avenue Fonsny 47B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
Open 7/7 , the only one without appointment

The CHU St Pierre (rue des Alexiens, 11 - 1000 Bxl) is, to our knowledge, the one that gives you the results with confidence in 48 hours (from Monday to Saturday).
Info Here


Testing Centers in Brussels

Hopital Erasme - Route de Lennik, 808 - 1070 Anderlecht
T 02 555 43 50

CHU Brugman-Horta - Avenue Rommelaere, 14 - 1020 Laeken
T 02 477 31 96

CHU Brugman-Brien - Rue du Foyer Schaebeekois, 36 - 1030 Schaerbeek
T 02 477 31 96

Cliniques Saint Jean
Boulevard Pacheco, 44 - 1000 Bruxelles
To make an appointement:
- You have a Belgian national registration number (NISS) à
- You do not have a Belgian national registration number (NISS) à 02/891.60.00 (from 8am to 5pm, from Monday until Friday)


Corona Village @ 1190 Forest
(Village Sud)
Avenue Jupiter 201
Monday to Saturday 
9h > 17h

Corona Village @ Etterbeek 
(village Est)
In front of Parc du Cinquantenaire
Monday to Saturday
8h > 16h (registration required)

Corona Village (from 22/10)
(Village Nord) 
Plateau du Heysel
Brussels expo

Corona Village @ Schaerbeek
Stade du Crossing, Avenue du Suffrage Universel, 1030 Schaerbeek
By appointment

Corona Village @ Bizet 
Rue Félicien Rops, 13 - 1070 Anderlecht
By appointment

Espace Santé Globulis - Chaussée de Stockel, 245 - 1200 Woluwe-St-Lambert
T 0497 18 02 26
From Monday to Thursday : tests for travellers
From Monday to Saturday : others

Centre de prélèvements LIMS - Avenue Brugmann, 423 - 1180 Uccle
T 010 87 09 70

Medicis Center - Avenue de Tervuren, 236 - 1150 Woluwe-St-Pierre
T 02 762 03 25

Centre Thiry City-Lab
Avenue Marcel Thiry, 216 - 1200 Woluwe-St-Lambert

Synlab Bruxelles (8 centers)

Four new Covid-19 testing centers accessible to asymptomatic patients should be created very soon in the Brussels region, we will keep you informed.

Everithing about tests : Info

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