The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the Netherlands has reached 5560. In the last 24 hours alone, 811 new cases have been confirmed in the country. Benelux’s largest state saw a 17 percent increase in new cases compared to the previous day, authorities confirmed.
In addition to infected people, 63 new casualties were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 276.
These data were published by the National Institutes of Health. The institute said measures taken by the government to prevent the Covid-19 virus are expected to yield results by the end of this week or early next week.
Among the measures are closing schools and restaurants and banning public gatherings