Coronavirus update (July 7): 50.694 confirmed cases, 19 deaths
The weekly report from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reveals that, since the last update, another 432 people in the Netherlands have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness that is caused by the new coronavirus. This means that the new total of infected people is 50.694.
Coronavirus situation in the Netherlands
Of the 50.694 people infected, another 19 people have died since last Tuesday*, June 30, bringing the death toll to 6.132. In total, 11.886 (+9) patients have been admitted to hospital. As not all people are getting tested, the true number of people infected with the new coronavirus is higher than reported.
*There may be a delay between the day of death and the day that it is reported.
|Date||Confirmed cases||Hospital admissions||Deaths|
|July 7||50.694 (+432)||11.886 (+9)||6.132 (+19)|
|June 30||50.273 (+57)||11.877 (+3)||6.113 (+6)|
|June 29||50.223 (+78)||11.874 (+3)||6.107 (+2)|
Updated coronavirus measures
At a press conference on Wednesday, June 24, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the new coronavirus measures in place from July 1. Read about all of the steps here.
Register for a coronavirus test
If you are experiencing coronavirus symptoms, you can get tested to see if you are infected with the virus. You can call 0800 1202 to make an appointment if you have one or more of the following mild symptoms (have your BSN at the ready):
- Stuffy and / or runny nose
- Sore throat
- Sudden loss of smell or taste
Contact a doctor if you have severe symptoms or if you belong to an at-risk group.