Weekly update: hospitalisations reach new low, vaccines continue to flow

The RIVM has launched its weekly coronavirus figures from June 2 to June 8. The variety of infections has dropped in comparison with the earlier week.

Over the previous week, the RIVM reported 14,397 new infections within the Netherlands. It is a lower in comparison with the earlier week’s variety of 20,608 new infections. The share of constructive checks went all the way down to 7.2% in comparison with 9% the week earlier than.


The variety of sufferers who’ve died from COVID-19-related issues has gone down barely. This week 63 individuals handed away, in comparison with 66 individuals the earlier week.


Hospitalisations, in addition to the variety of admissions to the ICU, have additionally decreased. The previous week noticed 380 new admissions to the nursing ward and 50 new sufferers within the ICU. The week earlier than, there have been 560 and 116 respectively.

The variety of coronavirus sufferers in Dutch hospitals dropped to fewer than one thousand for the primary time since October 6 final 12 months. This weekend, 998 coronavirus sufferers have been in hospital with coronavirus.

Vaccine rollout hastens

As of Monday, people born in 1985 and 1986 can guide coronavirus vaccination appointments. With the rising velocity of vaccine rollout within the Netherlands, there are additionally extra individuals with coronavirus antibodies. At the moment, greater than half of Dutchies have coronavirus antibodies of their bloodstream. As compared, solely 32% of the inhabitants had them final month.

Energy outage at a vaccination web site

Yesterday night, the GGD urgently vaccinated 1,200 individuals within the Utrecht area with the Janssen vaccine. This was on account of an influence failure within the fridge that the vaccines have been being saved in, which compromised their shelf life.

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