Coronavirus cases drop again, vaccination overall reaches 3.2 million

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A overall of 6,757 new coronavirus instances had been registered with the community wellness institute RIVM in the 24 hours to Monday morning.

Monday’s complete is down 1,497 on Sunday’s studies and beneath the weekly average. Nonetheless, the average range of scenarios about the earlier seven days is up 4% on the preceding 7 days.

The well being ministry now estimates 3.2 million doses of vaccine have been employed considering that the Dutch marketing campaign began in January. On Monday the first cargo of the single dose Janssen vaccine arrived at the central storage facility in Oss.

Affected person coordination chief Ernst Kuipers instructed reporters on Monday it is important to speed up the vaccination amount.

‘We ought to feel extremely carefully just before recommending some vaccines not be applied,’ Kuipers explained, referring to the government’s a great deal criticised final decision to halt utilizing the AstraZeneca vaccine for the below 60s.

The quantity of medical center patients has also absent up in the past 24 several hours, and has now reached 2,517. Of them, 794 are currently being taken care of in an intense care ward.

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