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Weekly coronavirus update: 82.340 new cases, 472 deaths

Weekly coronavirus update: 82.340 new cases, 472 deaths

Weekly coronavirus update: 82.340 new cases, 472 deaths

The weekly report from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) reveals that, since the update last week, another 82.340 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 472 people have died since last Tuesday*, December 15, bringing the death toll to 10.661. Another 1,549 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
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)
October 21 - October 27 + 67.542 + 1.739 7.146 (+ 329)
October 14 - October 20 + 55.587 + 1.492 6.817 (+ 185)
October 7 - October 13 +43.903 +1.144 6.632 (+ 150)

 

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
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat
  • Coughing
  • Fever
  • Sudden loss of smell or taste

Contact a doctor if you have severe symptoms or if you belong to an at-risk group.

Victoria Séveno

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Victoria Séveno

Victoria grew up in Amsterdam, before moving to the UK to study English and Related Literature at the University of York and completing her NCTJ course at the Press Association...

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