Coronavirus cases in the Netherlands remain above 10,000 in past 24 hours-data

by Reuters
Thursday, 29 October 2020 13:26 GMT

AMSTERDAM, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands remained above 10,000 over the past hours, near a record high, data released by the National Institute for Public Health (RIVM) on Thursday showed.

The RIVM said the number of confirmed new cases of COVID-19 was 10,264, just below a high of 10,343 on Oct. 26. The number is being closely watched by the Dutch government, which is weighing tighter curbs. (Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Alison Williams)

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