PARENT-AMSTEL The number of newly established infections with the coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased further in Ouder-Amstel in the past two weeks compared to the previous measurement period. This is evident from the weekly update of the RIVM figures. The virus was diagnosed in 65 inhabitants of Ouder-Amstel in two weeks (from March 24 to April 6). In the previous measurement period (from 17 to 30 March) this happened with 67 residents. The current contamination rate in Ouder-Amstel decreased slightly compared to the previous measurement period from 477.7 to 463.4 per 100,000 inhabitants.
REGION The surrounding municipalities show a mixed picture with regard to the increase or decrease in the number of new corona infections. In Amstelveen, the contamination rate decreased from 446.1 to 377.4 per 100,000 inhabitants, while in Diemen it increased from 311.9 to 347.6. Aalsmeer is still a leader in the Amsterdam-Amstelland region in terms of contamination. The infection rate did fall there from 627.8 to 559.7 per 100,000 inhabitants. .
AMSTERDAM In Amsterdam, a further increase in the number of newly diagnosed corona infections has been registered in the past two weeks. From March 24 to April 6, 4,034 residents were tested positive for the corona virus. In the previous measurement period (from 17 to 30 March) this happened with 3,959 residents of the capital. The current infection rate in Amsterdam has therefore increased further from 453.6 to 462.2 per 100,000 inhabitants.
RURAL In the week of March 31 to April 6, 48,186 people nationwide received a positive corona test result. This is a decrease of 7 percent compared to the week before. The number of tests administered has decreased by 10 percent in the past week compared to the week before. This decrease may be due to the fact that fewer people have had themselves tested during the Easter weekend. In the coming days it will become clear whether the decline in the number of positive test results will continue. The percentage of people with a positive test result rose to 8.9 percent, from 8.5 percent the week before. The number of new COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital nationwide fell 3 percent compared to the number in the previous week. However, the number of new patients admitted to intensive care units with COVID-19 rose by nearly 20 percent over the past week.