Government of The Netherlands

Coronavirus dashboard

The coronavirus dashboard provides information on the development of the coronavirus in the Netherlands. Read more


Medical indicators

Number of infectious people

A person who carries coronavirus can infect other people within a certain time frame. How long someone is infectious for differs from one person to another. The number of infectious people is estimated using data from various sources. It is not possible to know exactly how many people are infectious, but we can indicate whether there are dozens, hundreds, thousands or even more.

Estimated number of infectious people in the Netherlands:127,369

A calculation of how many people with COVID-19 can transmit the virus. This number is calculated by the RIVM.

Progression over time

  • The number of infectious people in the Netherlands.
  • The confidence interval shows the range between which the number of infectious people falls.