Over 13,000 coronavirus cases registered in the Netherlands

Over 13,000 coronavirus cases registered in the Netherlands
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  • calendar-gray 01 April 2020

More than 13,600 people were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection in the Netherlands, the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment announced Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

According to the presented statistics, a total of 13,614 people tested positive for the coronavirus, with a 1,019 increase in the past 24 hours. Some 5,200 people receive treatment in hospitals. A total of 1,173 people have succumbed to the disease, including 134 deaths during the last 24 hours.

"Only two victims were under 50, and both had serious health problem," the Institute noted. "The number of deaths and admissions today is lower than yesterday. This is, apparently, the effect of measures, take by the government."

The first coronavirus case was registered in the Netherlands on February 27, while the first coronavirus-related death was registered on March 6.


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