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.
Long COVID also possible after a mild case: interim research results
More than 95% of the 1,741 participants in RIVM’s LongCOVID study, who reported long-term symptoms after COVID-19, had mild symptoms during the acute phase of the infection.
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.
Number of positive COVID-19 tests doubled in one week
More reports of adverse effects of implants in 2019
In 2019, the Dutch reporting centre for adverse effects of medical implants (MEBI) received 397 reports of suspected adverse effects. The reports concerned 462 implants.
Excess mortality decreasing, now also in nursing- and care homes
The actual number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in the Netherlands is higher than the reported numbers that RIVM publishes daily.