Every day, NU.nl provides an overview of the most recent figures about the development of the corona virus in the Netherlands.

These are the figures that are now available (Thursday, September 23), combined in four graphs.

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In the past 24 hours, 1,841 positive corona tests have been reported.

That is more than the average in the past seven days (1,822).

The average number of positive tests dropped below 2,000 after Saturday, September 18.

The weeks before it fluctuated between two and three thousand a day.

Number of positive tests per day

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Decrease in corona patients in hospitals

The number of people with a corona infection in Dutch hospitals has decreased in the past 24 hours.

A total of 513 corona patients were in Dutch hospitals on Tuesday.

That is nineteen fewer than Monday (532).

There are now 330 corona patients in the nursing wards, sixteen fewer than on Tuesday.

There are 183 corona patients on the ICs.

That is three less than a day earlier.

Number of corona patients in hospital (IC and non-IC)

Highest number of deaths since August 31

RIVM also reports that twelve corona-related deaths have been registered in the past 24 hours.

That is the highest number since August 31.

The fact that these deaths were reported in the past 24 hours does not mean that these individuals actually died in the past 24 hours.

The registration can also take a while without interference.

So far, more than eighteen thousand inhabitants of the Netherlands have died from the consequences of the corona virus.

The infographic below shows the number of positive tests and the number of deaths by age group.

Blue represents positive tests and red represents deaths.

Deaths and positive tests by age group

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More than 23 million shots

In the Netherlands, 23.4 million corona shots have now been taken.

For the first time in weeks, the weekly number of injections has increased again.

People in the younger age groups in particular had themselves taken, according to the RIVM.

Nearly 83 percent of Dutch adults have now been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The number of vaccinations is updated on the corona dashboard every Tuesday and Thursday.

Pricks according to corona dashboard

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