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Coronavirus update (May 23): 45.064 confirmed cases

Coronavirus update (May 23): 45.064 confirmed cases

Coronavirus update (May 23): 45.064 confirmed cases

UPDATE MAY 24 HERE

The RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reports that, since the last update, another 176 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 45.064. 

Coronavirus situation in the Netherlands

Of the 45.064 people infected, another 23 people have died since yesterday*, May 22, bringing the death toll to 5.811. In total, 11.659 (+10) patients are or 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
May 23 45.064 (+176) 11.659 (+10) 5.811 (+23)
May 22 44.888 (+188) 11.649 (+9) 5.788 (+13)
May 21 44.700 (+253) 11.640 (+13) 5.775 (+27)
May 20 44.447 (+198) 11.627 (+14) 5.748 (+33)
May 19 44.249 (+108) 11.613 (+34) 5.715 (+21)
May 18 44.141 (+146) 11.579 (+27) 5.694 (+14)
May 17 43.995 (+125) 11.552 (+15) 5.680 (+10)

Country slowly reopening

At the coronavirus press conference of Tuesday, May 19, Prime Minister Rutte and health minister De Jonge announced the government’s plans to slowly reopen the country are going through as planned, for now. Read about all of the steps here.

Manja van Kesteren

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Manja studied English and Creative & Professional Writing at the University of Wolverhampton. She has worked as a professional writer for a number of international companies in the Netherlands. A...

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