Tuesday: 382 people affected by the coronavirus in the Netherlands, 61 new infections reported today

Another day, another coronavirus count. The RIVM has just published its most recent count of coronavirus numbers for Tuesday the 10th of March. There were 61 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 382.

Additionally, the whole of Italy is now on a nationwide lockdown. You’re in our thoughts, Italy.

Rutte: Dutch economy won’t take a massive hit

Although the coronavirus has already shown to affect the global economy, Prime Minister Mark Rutte has stated that the Dutch economy likely won’t take a big hit- but at the same time, measures must be taken to limit the spread of the virus, of which numbers are evidently on the rise.

According to Rutte, ‘our buffers are very full. We have a budget surplus, a low government debt and a historically low unemployment . . . but public health is our number one priority.’

Check out our Coronavirus video

How did coronavirus come to the Netherlands? What can you do against it in daily life? Is the Netherlands properly prepared for a COVID-19 pandemic? This and plenty of other pressing questions you might have about coronavirus in the Netherlands are all answered in this video by DutchReview.

And if you’re feeling a little anxious about the coronavirus overload, this article might help. And maybe even this one about the Dutch being, well, not so great with washing their hands.

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Vedika Luthrahttp://hotchocolatehits.com
Vedika was born in India, raised in Poland and moved to the Netherlands to study. Like her nationality, she’s confused about what she likes most, which is why her bachelor’s degree was in liberal arts and sciences. She enjoys writing about all things food-related but likes to mix it up every now and then.


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