In the past week, the number of reported positive tests has increased by 34% compared to the week before. The number of people admitted to hospital with COVID-19 increased from 85 to 205. The number of admissions to the ICU increased from 12 to 31. The reproduction number has dropped to 1.75.
In the past week, 69,731 people received a positive test result. That's 34% more than the week before, when 51,957 people got a positive test result. The number of positive tests per 100,000 inhabitants increased from 301 a week earlier to 399. Last week, 462,346 people were tested, which is 23% more than last week, when there were 375,049. The percentage of positive tests in the GGD test streets rose to 14.1%, from 13.4% the week before.
As in previous weeks, most positive tests can be seen among young people between the ages of 18 and 24. This is followed by groups between the ages of 13 and 17 and the ages of 25 and 29 with the most positive tests per 100,000 inhabitants. Read more about this in the RIVM news item.
Positive tests among vaccinated people
Between 1 and 19 July, 126,874 people received a positive test result. The vaccination status of 79% of that group, 100,294 people, is known. Of the people whose vaccination status was known at the time of testing, 9% had been fully vaccinated, 14% had been partially vaccinated, and 77% had not (yet) been vaccinated.
Hospital and ICU admissions
The number of people who had to be admitted to hospital with COVID-19 increased from 85 to 205 people. More new COVID-19 patients were admitted to the ICU than the week before: 31 people in the past week, compared to 12 people a week earlier.
The reproduction number has dropped from 2.17 to 1.75.
For more information, view the weekly update of the RIVM.