COVID-19 update: numbers rise to 24 in the Netherlands

Coronavirus numbers in the Netherlands have jumped to 24, the Public health institute RIVM has confirmed, according to NOS. All patients are quarantined at home, as reported by the health service.

Yesterday, 10 cases were confirmed in the Netherlands. Today that number has more than doubled.

Although much still remains unknown about the origins of COVID-19, what is known is that in the Netherlands, those diagnosed have either travelled to northern Italy or have had close contact to previously diagnosed patients.

In the Netherlands, 200 people have been tested and the health service is continually doing research to ensure which areas are affected so that residents are up-to-date on all that is being done.

Furthermore the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs is also providing information regarding the coronavirus. For instance, it has updated its travel advice regarding Japan, which has been hit by coronavirus.

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Vedika Luthra
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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