Report 110,000 coronavirus bacterial infections in a week, major rise in kids

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More than 110,000 people examined constructive for coronavirus in the last 7 times, equal to practically six out of just about every 1,000 people residing in the Netherlands.

The latest weekly bulletin from the public well being agency RIVM also confirmed 19.6% of all assessments taken in the past week gave a constructive result, up from 17.2% a week back.

The virus is spreading speediest among the college-age young children, with 85% far more bacterial infections in the 5-to-9 age group and 76% more among the 10 to 14-year-olds.

By distinction, favourable exams in virtually all over-55s groups have grown by between 20% and 30% from very last week.

Resource: RIVM

On Tuesday far more than 20,000 conditions were being confirmed in a 24-hour interval for the first time, with 20,252 people today screening positive.

Virtually 70% of bacterial infections where by the source was identified were being traced to the household, including family members users and guests, with schools and nurseries accounting for another 15%. However, only 22.4% of situations recorded very last week had a recognised placing.

Vaccinated (darkish blue) and unvaccinated bacterial infections by age group. Supply: RIVM

Around 60% of men and women who examined beneficial in the to start with two months of November were being unvaccinated, the RIVM stated, even though in 45% of circumstances the vaccination status was unidentified. People under 50 who experienced not been vaccinated had been 3 instances more probably to check positive.

Hospital admissions improved by 12% to 1,390, when 217 individuals were being admitted to intensive care, 6 far more than final week. On Tuesday there had been 2,071 coronavirus people in healthcare facility completely, an raise of 26% due to the fact previous 7 days.

Source: RIVM

The RIVM also verified 173 deaths from Covid-19, 11 extra than a 7 days ago.

Close to the 25 local health provider (GGD) areas the selection of good checks for every 100,000 men and women ranged from 390 in Groningen to 828 in Zuid-Limburg. The national amount was 628, up from 438 a 7 days ago.

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