Increase in hospital admissions, cautious stabilisation in positive COVID-19 tests
More attention needs to be paid to the safe recycling of waste
Number of people who tested positive increases sixfold, reproduction number rises to 2.17
In the past week from 7-13 July 2021, the number of reported positive tests increased more than sixfold (+508%) compared to the previous week. This increase was observed in all security regions.
Antimicrobial resistance in the Netherlands stable in 2020
In 2020, the year of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, resistant bacteria were not found more often in patients in the Netherlands than before the outbreak.
Nanotechnology increasingly used in medical devices
The application of nanotechnology to design and produce medical devices is increasing. RIVM provides an overview of nanotechnology enabled medical devices.