They performed 9609 PCR tests and confirmed 3662 coronavirus infections, the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) announced. Compared to Friday eight days ago, this is an increase of 22.5 percentage points. 38.1 percent of the tests were positive.

On Friday, 14 people died from covid-19 disease, and in the intensive care units today (175) there are two fewer patients than on Friday.

According to the NIJZ, there are 35,216 active cases of infections in the country. The seven-day average of confirmed cases rose to 2,766, up 105 from the day before. The fourteen-day average of confirmed infections per 100,000 population is 1,669 or 66 more than the day before. On Friday, they also performed 27,546 antigen tests, the positive results of which are confirmed by PCR testing.