Increase in ICIn the past week, 541 new COVID-19 hospitalizations were registered compared to 564 the week before. “In the past week, there were 130 new admissions to the intensive care unit, an increase of 15 compared to the week before when 115 people with COVID-19 were admitted to the ICU,” RIVM said.
Positive corona testsThe number of positive tests per 100,000 inhabitants fell from 215 in the previous week to 121 in the past week (-44%). The number of reports decreased in all age groups and in all regions.
Fewer people tested
Fewer people came to the GGD Municipal Health Service locations to be tested. In the past calendar week, more than 166,000 people were tested at the GGD test streets, which is 36% less than in the previous week. The percentage of tests with a positive result in the GGD test streets also decreased from 13.6% to 12.4% of the tests.
The reproduction number, based on positive corona tests, fell further from 0.80 on July 12 to 0.69 (lower limit 0.67 – upper limit 0.71) on 19 July.
In July, 181,920 people received a positive test result. The vaccination status of 150,275 persons (83%) is known. Of these 150,275 people, most (88.5%) people were not vaccinated (46.2%) or not fully vaccinated (42.3%) against corona. Of the people with a positive test result and with known vaccination status, 11.5% were fully vaccinated.
Peak hospital admissions seems to have been reached, 44% fewer new infections
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