Between 3 and 10 May 2022, the number of new hospital and ICU admissions dropped 28% and 32% respectively. The number of new positive corona test results dropped slightly (-6%) compared to the previous week. The reproduction number rose to 0.95.
In the past week, 10,007 positive test results were reported to the RIVM. As a result, the number of reported positive tests fell by 6% compared to the previous week (10,596).
The number of people who took a test at the GGD dropped from 16,130 people to 15,466. Of these people, 53.3% received a positive test result, more or less comparable to the percentage of positive tests last week (51.2%).
Hospital and ICU admissions
The number of new patients who had to be hospitalized with corona fell from 362 to 259 (-28%). There were 21 new patients admitted to the ICU, a drop of 32% compared to the previous week (31 patients).
The reproduction number (R) rose from 0.72 to 0,95.
For more information and weekly update on corona figures go to rivm.nl.