18 patients deceased, 409 new patients, a total of 2460 positive tested people

Since yesterday, 409 people have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This brings the total number of positive tested people to 2460. Among them are 594 people working in health care; they are tested more often than other groups.

Since the last update, eighteen patients have died of COVID-19. The number of  COVID-19 fatalities in the Netherlands is now 76. The age of the deceased is between 63 and 95 years. A total of 489 patients are or have been admitted to a hospital.

Most of the people who tested positive live in the province of Noord-Brabant, 870 people. Noord-Brabant is followed by Zuid-Holland (312) and Limburg (301).

Last week, nine infections were reported by NIVEL monitoring stations. The number of cases found by NIVEL is now 17.