Here you will find articles that explain the figures on the corona virus.
This article provides more information on the figures presented on the dashboard page on ‘Hospital admissions per day’.
We need to know how many ICU beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients in order to see whether there are enough ICU beds.
This article explains what vaccination coverage is and how is it calculated.
This article explains how many people hospitalized between July 12 and July 18 have or have not been vaccinated.
New variants of the coronavirus are closely monitored. But how do we keep track of the different variants and how often they occur?
CBS publishes the mortality rate based on cause-of-death certificates. What exactly is this?
This article explains why information about situations in which people may have become infected sometimes is not available in certain regions.
It’s important to know how many people with the virus are infectious. In this article we explain how we estimate the number of infectious people in the Netherlands.
What is the reproduction number and what does 'exponential growth' mean? And why is the reproduction number always 2 weeks old? We explain it in this article.
6 million vaccine doses have been administered so far. This article explains how we can see the effect of this in the number of positive tests and hospital admissions among the over-80s.
Two graphs on the Coronavirus Dashboard show the age distribution of people admitted to hospital with COVID-19. What do these graphs tell us?
Explanation of the different types of stockpiles and the size of those stockpiles.
Although more people are being vaccinated, the number of positive cases and hospital admissions are also increasing.
Explanation of how we can see from the number of positive tests in nursing homes that vaccination works.
This article explains what figures the corona measures are based on, as communicated by the government on March 8.
This article explains how it’s possible that a region’s risk level is not the level you’d expect based on the figures.
Roughly three-fourths of all coronavirus test results come from these test centres. What do these figures say?
The dashboard contains a lot of information. What should you know about positive tests?
Stricter rules are in place to stop the virus spreading. Are people following them?
Coronavirus does not affect everyone to the same extent. Elderly people die more often than young people.
The majority of vaccine doses can be used immediately to vaccinate people. However, we hold some doses aside.
The UK coronavirus variant is increasingly common in The Netherlands. What are the implications?
If we all stick to the coronavirus rules, the number of infections will drop. But is this actually happening?
The number COVID-19 deaths does not say how many people have died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Why is that?
In the figures on excess deaths you also see unreported COVID-19 deaths. But what are excess deaths?