Netherlands records far more than 16,000 coronavirus cases in 24 several hours

Coronavirus exam area at the RAI in Amsterdam. Photo:

The Netherlands recorded its highest quantity of coronavirus conditions in a one day on Thursday, with 16,324 folks testing constructive for the ailment.

The figure is a lot more than 3,000 higher than the former history set on December 20 past yr, at the peak of the next wave. The seven-working day common also rose to an all-time superior of 12,319.

The selection of patients in clinic was 1,699, an raise of 52 due to the fact Wednesday, of whom 330 are in intensive care.

The public overall health agency RIVM also claimed a further 26 fatalities on Thursday, against an normal of 24 above the very last seven times. A 7 days ago the typical number of deaths declared for every day was 18.

Key minister Mark Rutte and health minister Hugo de Jonge will give a push convention on Friday evening exactly where they are predicted to announce ‘lockdown-style’ actions like the closure of theatres and cinemas, restricted quantities at situations such as football matches and before closing moments for bars and dining establishments.

The CoronaCheck move is also probably to be limited to people with proof of vaccination or new an infection, the ‘2G’ process that is by now getting made use of in nations this sort of as Germany and Austria.

Supply: RIVM


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