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Police seriously injured during curfew check


A police

officer was seriously injured

in the face in Groningen on Wednesday evening in a stabbing that followed a curfew check.

The man is currently in hospital, writes the Groningen police on

Twitter

.



The incident happened around 10 p.m. on Van Houtenlaan.

The officer and a colleague wanted to check on two young men because of the curfew.

Immediately after speaking, the officer was stabbed in the face.

The two men then walked off.

A Burgernet message has been sent.

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Two vaccination locations in Noord-Holland closed due to storm Evert


Vaccination locations in Alkmaar and Middenmeer in the north of Noord-Holland will remain closed on Thursday due to the expected storm Evert.

In those places there are tents in which people are vaccinated.

The vaccination location in Den Helder will remain open.



GGD Hollands Noorden says that the decision was taken on the advice of the lessor of the tents.

About eleven hundred injection appointments are canceled.

All people who had an appointment on Thursday will be called by the GGD to make a new appointment.



Storm Evert will cross the Netherlands on Thursday.

The KNMI expects wind gusts of up to 110 kilometers per hour and has therefore issued a yellow code.

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The most important corona news of Wednesday, March 10.



Inland:


  • The RIVM reported

    5,330 new positive tests on Wednesday

    , more than the average of the past seven days (4,600).

    Another 31 people died from the effects of the virus.

  • After

    two days of increases

    , the number of corona patients in Dutch hospitals has fallen over the past 24 hours.

    On Wednesday 1,913 corona patients are in hospital, 50 fewer than on Tuesday.

  • We stop

    the daily push messages

    about corona statistics.

    You

    can

    read why we do that 

    here

    .

  • Instead, we publish the

    daily article with charts

    .

  • In

    various provinces

    , GGDs have set up 

    special

     photo corners for people who want to take a photo if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • The 

    CoronaCheck app

    , with which people can demonstrate that they have recently

    been tested negative

    for the corona virus, will be used for the first time at two festivals in Biddinghuizen this weekend.

  • Trade associations are sounding

    the alarm about the situation in 

    youth mental health care

    : the system has "completely overflowed" due to corona.


Abroad:


  • According to

    researchers

    , the 

    British variant of the coronavirus is

     not only more contagious, but also more deadly than the original virus variant.

  • The 

    US House of Representatives on

     Wednesday

     approved a $ 1.9 trillion

    bailout package

    .

  • The

    situation in Brazilian hospitals

    is alarming. 

    Brazil also

     reported a record number of corona-related deaths: almost 2,000 in 24 hours.

  • The problems that

     have arisen

    in people in 

    Austria

    after administration of the AstraZeneca corona vaccine were not caused by that vaccine, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) concludes after investigation.

  • The 

    German festival summer

     is canceled this year.

    Major outdoor festivals such as Rock am Ring, Rock im Park, Hurricane, Southside and Deichbrand, which usually attract many Dutch people, have all been canceled today.

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