Weekly coronavirus update: 13.471 new cases, 33 deaths
The weekly report from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reveals that, since the update last week, another 13.471 people in the Netherlands have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness that is caused by the new coronavirus.
Coronavirus situation in the Netherlands
Of the people infected, another 33 people have died since last Tuesday*, September 15, bringing the death toll to 6.291. Another 152 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|
|September 16 - September 22**||+13.471||+152||6.291 (+33)|
|September 9 - September 15||+8.265||+92||6.258 (+14)|
|September 2 - September 8||+5.427||+43||6.244 (+17)|
|August 26 - September 1||+3.597||+57||6.230 (+24)|
|August 19 - August 25||+3.588||+84||6.207 (+32)|
|August 12 - August 18||+4.013||+50||6.175 (+16)|
|August 5 - August 11||+4.036||+38||6.159 (+9)|
|July 29 - August 4||+2.588||+44||6.150 (+6)|
|July 22 - July 28||+1.329||+23||6.145 (+9)|
|July 15 - July 21||+987||+19||6.136 (+7)|
|July 8 - July 14||+534||+16||6.135 (+8)|
|July 1 - July 7||+432||+9||6.132 (+19)|
**Not all the patients reported tested positive, were hospitalised, or died in the past week. Some figures are only reported much later. The data from previous weeks is therefore supplemented to include them.
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.
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