Friday 10 July 2020

Dutch coronavirus death toll rises by four, three added to hospital admissions list

The number of registered patients since July 3, just after mass testing started

The official Dutch coronavirus death toll rose by four overnight, taking the total to 6,078, the public health institute RIVM said in its Thursday update.

Three of the deaths now included in the register date to Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week, while one dates from May 23, the RIVM figures show.

A further three people have been included in the official list of hospital admissions.

A further 132 people have tested positive for the virus, taking that total to 49,319. Since June 1, anyone in the Netherlands showing symptoms of the virus can make an appointment for a test.

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