Weekly coronavirus update: 35.635 new cases, 512 deaths
The weekly report from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reveals that, since the update last week, another 35.635 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 512 people have died since last Tuesday*, January 19, bringing the death toll to 13.728. Another 1.264 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|
|January 20 - January 26||+ 35.635||+ 1.264||13.728 (+ 512)|
|January 13 - January 19||+ 38.776||+ 1.348||13.216 (+ 608)|
|January 6 - January 12||+ 49.398||+ 1.503||12.608 (+ 743)|
|December 30 - January 5||+ 56.440||+ 1.713||11.865 (+ 621)|
|December 23 - December 29||+ 67.388||+ 1.811||11.244 (+ 583)|
|December 16 - December 22||+ 82.340||+ 1.549||10.661 (+ 472)|
|December 9 - December 15||+ 58.412||+ 1.480||10.189 (+ 398)|
|December 2 - December 8||+ 43.103||+ 1.229||9.791 (+ 338)|
|November 25 - December 1||+ 33.949||+ 1.007||9.453 (+ 406)|
|November 18 - November 24||+ 36.931||+ 1.291||9.047 (+ 422)|
|November 11 - November 17||+ 37.706||+ 1.496||8.625 (+ 479)|
|November 4 - November 10||+ 43.621||+ 1.520||8.146 (+ 565)|
|October 28 - November 3||+ 64.087||+ 1.966||7.581 (+ 435)|
Coronavirus vaccinations in the Netherlands
According to the weekly report from the RIVM, a total of 163,931 people in the Netherlands have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
|January 18 - January 25||163.931 (+ 86.931)|
|January 6 - January 17||77.000|
The Dutch government has also expanded its corona dashboard to include up-to-date information about how many people have been immunised and the number of deliveries the Netherlands expects over the coming six weeks. These figures are updated on a daily basis. Want to know when you can expect the coronavirus vaccine? Find an outline of the government's vaccination strategy 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.