COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands
|COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands|
Confirmed cases per 100,000 inhabitants by municipality.
Confirmed cases by province from 21 to 31 March 2020.
|Arrival date||27 February 2020|
(5 months, 1 week and 2 days)
Cases[change | change source]
The first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Tilburg. It was a 56-year-old Dutchman who had arrived in the Netherlands from Italy. As of 14 May, there are 43,481 confirmed cases of infection and 5,590 confirmed COVID-19-deaths. The first death occurred on 6 March, when an 86-year-old patient died in Rotterdam.
Response[change | change source]
Testing[change | change source]
Notes[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Current information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)". rivm.nl. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
- "Coronavirus in the Netherlands: the questions you want answered". Dutch News. 12 March 2020.
- "Patiënt met nieuw coronavirus overleden". rivm.nl (in Dutch). 6 March 2020. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
- Maarten Keulemans (2020-03-12). "Are we doing enough? RIVM boss Van Dissel: 'As soon as something indicates infection in the family: isolation'". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). Retrieved 2020-03-13.
- Newmark, Zack (21 March 2020). "Coronavirus cases surge to 3,631 as 30 more Dutch patients die". NL Times.
- Waster, Jeroen (20 March 2020). "Groeiende kritiek experts op gebrek aan testen in Nederland" (in Dutch).