Only a small decrease in the number of COVID-19 infections in a week

Reproduction number The reproduction number of November 13 is 1.04, which is roughly the same as the week before. A reproduction number of 1.04 means that every 100 people with the virus infect 104 people. The estimated number of contagious people, at over 100 thousand, is comparable to the previous week. Hospital admissions The number […]

preparation for corona vaccination in full swing

Photo: CC0 Preparations for the corona vaccination are in full swing, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) reported on Friday. In recent months, 25 million safety needles have been ordered, the institute reports. Extra super freezers have also been purchased, especially for the vaccines that have to be stored at a […]

More people get sick from food infections and poisoning

Photo: CC0 via PickPik More people in the Netherlands became ill last year from food infections and poisoning. Fewer outbreaks of diseases have been registered, health institute RIVM reports. In total, there were 735 outbreaks of infectious diseases in the past year, with 3,058 people becoming ill. In 2018, that number was still 756 outbreaks […]

First infection with West Nile virus in the Arnhem region

One person in the Arnhem region was infected with the West Nile virus last month, the RIVM reported on Wednesday. It was previously known that six people had contracted the virus in the Utrecht region. According to the institute, patients in the Utrecht region contracted the infection in the month of July or August. The […]

RIVM: more than 800 new infections, 21 people died

In the past 24 hours, 21 corona patients from the region have been reported to the RIVM. They come from Rotterdam (9), Krimpen aan den IJssel (4), Vlaardingen (2), Zwijndrecht (2), Sliedrecht (2), Lansingerland (1) and Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht (1). On Friday the RIVM reported 2 deaths, on Thursday 12. 14 new people from the region have […]

Number of new infections in Drenthe continues to fall: 65

This is evident from the latest figures from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). The number of new infections continues to fall. Yesterday there were 73 new infections, on Sunday that number was 92. Emmen remains the municipality where the number of new infections is highest (19). In total, the number […]

Again fewer corona cases in Drenthe, 92 reports last 24 hours

This is evident from figures from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). No deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours. Most new infections are in the municipalities of Emmen (26) and Assen (11). The patient who has been hospitalized comes from the municipality of Noordenveld. The corona virus has […]

RIVM: 20 deaths in our region, number of infections lower than yesterday

The number of people admitted with corona in the past 24 hours is rising again. There are 34 patients in the hospital. Yesterday there were 14 and the day before 17. The number of people who died has also increased. The RIVM reports 20. Yesterday there were 12. The people from the region who died […]