Nearly 300,000 corona cases in the Netherlands: in record time …

Nearly 300,000 corona cases in the Netherlands: in record time …
Nearly 300,000 corona cases in the Netherlands: in record time …

Prime Minister Mark Rutte with a mask during the plenary debate in the House of Representatives about the developments surrounding the corona outbreak.
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It took almost seven months for the 100,000th Dutch person to test positive for the corona virus. It took a little over three weeks to double that. Less than two weeks later, the next milestone is already reached. On Monday or Tuesday, a corona infection is diagnosed for the 300,000th time.

The counter stood at more than 280,000 positive tests on Saturday. The first corona infection in the Netherlands was detected on February 27 in Loon op Zand in Brabant. This was Day 1 of the outbreak. In mid-April, after the first wave, the counter was over 30,000 confirmed cases. The actual number of people with corona will then have been considerably higher, because not everyone was tested. Quiet months followed, during which the hospitals slowly emptied. The restrictions in place to prevent the virus from spreading have been relaxed. At the end of July, the counter was more than 50,000 cases.

This changed in August. The second wave took off, peaked mid-month, but seemed to subside. At the end of that month, the counter was at 70,000 positive tests.

Second wave

In the first days of September, the second wave really started. The number of positive tests increased. On September 15, the day record from the first wave was broken. A week and a day later, on September 23, the 100,000th corona case was reported. That was day 210 of the outbreak. After that, the number of infections increased further. Just over three weeks later, on October 15, the total number had doubled and the count was 200,000. This was Day 232 of the outbreak

Even after that milestone, the corona wave continued to swell. Last Thursday, more than 9,000 positive tests were reported for the first time in 24 hours. On Friday, about 10,000 reports were received in 24 hours.

Monday, the day when the virus can be diagnosed for the 300,000th time, is Day 243 of the outbreak.


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