Number of COVID-19 infections continues to increase
1,329 new COVID-19 infections were reported over the past week. That is 342 more confirmed cases reported than the week before that, when 987 new COVID-19 infections were reported.
987 new COVID-19 infections were reported over the past week. This is nearly twice the number of infections reported in the previous week, when 534 new cases were reported.
The Dutch policy of staying home and getting tested if you have corona-related symptoms can count on support from the majority of the over 50,000 participants in RIVM’s behavioural study.
The results of 14 days of monitoring of source and contact tracing are known for week 26 (22 to 28 June).
During the last heatwave, almost 400 more deaths were reported than was expected on overage for that period.
The ambitions of the National Prevention Agreement for smoking in adults can probably be realised through the proposed measures. This, however, does not apply to young people and pregnant women.
Recent years show a cautious improvement in the Dutch diet. The Dutch have started to eat more fruit and it seems to be heading in the right direction with vegetables.
“RIVM is committed to being innovative, and becoming a key player in citizen science is fully in line with that goal,” says Danielle Timmermans, Chief Science Officer for Risk Communication at RIVM
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