5340 new infections, less than average

At RIVM, new confirmed coronavirus infections have been reported until 10:00 a.m. 5340. Thats 722 less than yesterday. The number is also lower than the average of last week, when an average of 5873 people were tested positive per day.

In the hospitals the occupation decreased according to the National Coordination Centre Patient Distribution. There are now 2365 people with corona in hospital (yesterday: 2474), of whom 671 were in the ICU (yesterday: 690).

98 deceased covid patients

98 deceased covid patients were reported at RIVM. In the last seven days, the RIVM recorded an average of 94 deaths a day, compared with 107 deaths a day a week earlier.

How quickly the number of deaths increases depends on the number of infections in nursing homes. There are now 834 nursing homes where at least one corona infection has been diagnosed in the last two weeks. A week ago, there were 854, and at the height of the first corona wave, on April 15, there were 828 nursing homes with at least one infection.