LIVE | Large increase in corona infections on Curacao

The number of coronavirus infections is rising sharply in the Netherlands. On Tuesday there were 1387 positive tests. Careful‘, says Minister De Jonge. However, the hospitals are still empty. Elsewhere in the world Israel has gone into lockdown again and more and more places for holidaymakers are colouring ‘orange‘. There are 939,000 coronadalities worldwide. Follow the latest corona-news in this live blog.

On Wednesday 23 new corona infections were registered on Curaçao. This is the highest number in 24 hours. This means that there are 123 infections on the island. There are two corona patients in hospital.

A large proportion of these new infections would have occurred because a choir had practised last week. Such meetings are forbidden on Curaçao, precisely to prevent the spread of the virus.

Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath stressed on Wednesday that the government has already taken various measures. For example, a curfew will apply as of Thursday and many activities and events are prohibited. However, he also said that it was important for everyone to take responsibility for minimising the risk of the virus spreading.

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