October 20, 2020

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Almost 4,000 corona infections have been reported in the past 24 hours

Almost 4,000 corona infections have been reported in the past 24 hours


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3,972 new corona cases were reported between Friday morning and Saturday morning. That is another daily record. Between Thursday and Friday, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment had received 3,831 reports of positive tests. That number was adjusted to 3829 on Saturday. More than 23,000 new infections have been reported in the past seven days.

Amsterdam had 367 new infections, Rotterdam 282 and The Hague 209. The city of Groningen had 156 positive tests and the city of Utrecht 145. In the Hollands Midden region, which includes Leiden and Gouda, 307 people tested positive and in Central and West Brabant 264 .

The number of deaths rose by 21, including five deceased patients in the municipality of Vijfheerenlanden. That’s not to say that all of these people have died in the past 24 hours. Such information is sometimes passed on with a certain delay. Nine deaths were reported between Thursday morning and Friday morning.