The downward trend of the corona virus continues in Limburg. As in the previous days, the number of new infections, hospital admissions and deaths has remained stable.
This is evident from figures from the two Limburg GGDs.
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24 new corona infections have been reported in the past 24 hours. This brings the counter to 4,755 Limburgers who have tested positive for Covid-19. Since Tuesday, 5 new hospital admissions have been reported. In total, at least 1,742 provincial colleagues have been or have been hospitalized. One new death has been reported in the GGDs. In total, the virus has now killed 696 Limburgers.
According to Christian Hoebe of the GGD Zuid-Limburg, this fits in with the general, national picture. According to him, there are no longer so many people with complaints.
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The official number of coronavirus deaths in the Netherlands has risen to 5,748. In the past 24 hours, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) has received 33 new reports of deaths. The actual number of deaths is higher because not everyone is tested. In addition, deaths are sometimes only reported after a few days.
14 new patients have been admitted to Dutch hospitals because of the coronavirus. Since the start of the outbreak, a total of 11,627 patients have been in hospitals due to the virus. These data are also sometimes received a little later.
The number of corona infections detected increased to 44,447. That is 198 more than on Tuesday. There too, the actual number of patients is probably higher.