Omicron variant found in two previous test samples
Coronavirus variant Omicron found in 13 positive tests so far
Zoonoses Report 2020 focuses on emerging zoonoses
The COVID-19 pandemic and the outbreak of the West Nile Virus in 2020 show that so-called emerging zoonoses pose a risk to the Netherlands.
Upward trend remains steady in all respects
In the past week from 16 to 23 November 2021, hospital admissions of new COVID-19 patients rose by 19% compared to the week before. ICU admissions of new COVID-19 patients rose by 26%.
Highest number of newly reported infections in one week, with more than 110,000 positive test results
In the past week from 9 to 16 November 2021, the reported number of people who tested positive for COVID-19 rose by 44% compared to the week before.
Awareness and use of cigarillos, heated tobacco and nicotine pouches relatively low
Nearly 77,000 people tested positive, 1,137 new COVID-19 hospital admissions
The number of new patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 increased to 1.137 admissions last week from 3-9 November 2021, 18% more than the week before.