RIVM, the collective Municipal Public Health Services (GGDs) in collaboration with GGD GHOR, the NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research and ARQ National Psychotrauma Centre have developed a new monitor: the Integrated Health Monitor
Vaccination coverage increases for second consecutive year, by 10% for HPV
The percentage of children receiving vaccinations from the National Immunisation Programme rose again last year. Another striking note is the 10% increase in HPV vaccination, rising to 63%.
Insight into hospital admissions for acute respiratory infections
In order to achieve an accurate overview of how often respiratory infections occur in the Netherlands, it is important to know how many patients are admitted to hospital with a respiratory infection.
People who had one jab after having COVID-19 now included in vaccination coverage figures for full vaccination
Vaccination coverage in the Netherlands rose more sharply this week than in previous weeks, increasing to 81.7% among people aged 18 years and older and 79.0% among those aged 12 years and older.
Vaccination figures now available by municipality
RIVM is providing access to COVID-19 vaccination figures by municipality via open data as of today. The open data now includes vaccination turnout and coverage by municipality for three age groups.
Report on the developments of the National Immunisation Programme: national immunisation coverage increased slightly for the first time in five years
National immunisation coverage has increased for the first time in five years, for almost all vaccinations. For children born in 2017, vaccination coverage against mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) increased by 0.7% to 93.6%.
Preparations for COVID-19 vaccinations now in progress
RIVM is preparing for implementation of the coronavirus vaccinations. As soon as there is a safe and effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus, it will be quickly and carefully deployed to vaccinate the target groups.
R number rises to 1, decrease in newly reported COVID-19 infections slows
In the past week, the Municipal Health Services (GGDs) reported 36,931 new reports of confirmed COVID infections. This is about the same as in the previous week, when 37,706 new COVID-19 infections were reported (-2%).
Second wave is subsiding far slower than the first wave
For the second week in a row, the number of newly reported COVID-19 infections decreased last week compared to the week before that.