hospitalization

Hospital corridor
May 27 '20 16:28

There were 189 people being treated in intensive care on Wednesday for Covid-19, patient coordination office LCPS said. The increase of one patient followed the previous day's reporting of a substantial 16 percent decrease in the critical care departments.

Terrace cordoned off in Amsterdam, 27 May 2020
May 27 '20 14:08

There were four patients with Covid-19 who were pronounced dead on Tuesday, according to the most current data available from public health agency RIVM. The four were included in an update that added 15 more fatalities to Dutch statistics related to the disease.

Ten of the other 11 deaths took place between May 19 and May 25, the RIVM said. In total, 5,871 people have died as a result of the coronavirus disease since early March.

Gurneys in a hospital corridor
May 26 '20 16:16

For the first time since mid-March, the number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care was below 200. There was a 16 percent decrease in patients from Monday afternoon, dropping to a total of 188 people on Tuesday, according to patient coordination office LCPS.

Figures from non-profit intensive care organization NICE also showed that no ICU patients with the coronavirus disease died in that same 24 hour period.

Covid-19: Amsterdam residents maintaining social distancing as they wait for their takeaways, 27 April 2020
May 26 '20 14:13

There were 5,856 deaths definitively linked to Covid-19 since the beginning of March, according to public health agency RIVM. The organization added 26 more cases with a fatal outcome to its statistics on Tuesday.

A total of six people were now known to have died on Monday. Most of the newly-reported deaths took place between May 18 and May 25, with the others occurring in late April.

Covid-19: Sign reminding people to stay 1.5 meters apart on Javastraat in Amsterdam Oost, 15 May 2020
May 22 '20 14:02

Public health agency RIVM confirmed the deaths of 13 more people who were suffering from Covid-19. In total, 5,788 people in the Netherlands have died from the coronavirus disease since March 6.

At least three people are now known to have died on Thursday, which was a public holiday in the country. That figure will likely increase as more data is collected by the agency. All of the newly-reported deaths took place between May 15 and May 22, data which includes the addition of six more patients who died on Wednesday. The update increased that day's total to 15.

Hospital corridor
May 19 '20 16:16

For the first time since March 19, the number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care in the Netherlands fell below 300. There were 293 people being cared for in ICU on Tuesday, a decrease of nine percent, with 30 fewer patients in intensive care compared to the previous day, according to patient coordination office LCPS.

Covid-19: Reminder to stay 1.5 meters apart in Amsterdam Noord, 18 May 2020
May 19 '20 14:05

There were 21 new fatal cases of Covid-19 reported in the Netherlands, including five deaths which took place on Monday, public health agency RIVM said. In total, 5,715 people are known to have died from the coronavirus disease to date.

The newly-reported deaths took place between April 22 and May 18. Among them were five more deaths added to Sunday's tally, doubling that figure to ten.

Equipment set up in an intensive care unit
May 18 '20 16:19

The number of Covid-19 patients requiring intensive care went down by 26 over the course of single day, patient coordination office LCPS said. The seven percent decrease took place a day after the LCPS reported its first increase in ICU patients in over five weeks.

Covid-19: Sign near Azartlein in Amsterdam warning that violating social distancing rules can result in €390 fine, 12 April 2020
May 18 '20 13:59

The deaths of 14 more people with Covid-19 were reported by public health agency RIVM on Monday, bringing the total number of fatal cases up to 5,694. The RIVM also said that 11,579 people have been hospitalized for the coronavirus disease since the end of February, an increase of 27.

Nearly all of the deaths reported on Monday took place between Friday and Sunday, aside from one person who passed away on April 10. Five of them happened on Sunday, and six more were added to Saturday's tally, raising the number of fatal cases recorded on that day to eight.

Gurneys in a hospital corridor
May 15 '20 16:46

There were 378 patients from the Netherlands in intensive care on Friday receiving treatment for Covid-19. Just three of those patients were being treated in Germany, compared to a month ago when 58 were in German medical facilities.

The improvement in the country's ICU situation over the past week was largely due to more patients being discharged. A total of 110 people who were treated in intensive care were released from the hospital in the week ending Friday, and 16 people have died, according to preliminary figures from nonprofit organization NICE.

Covid-19: Amsterdam residents maintaining social distancing as they wait for their takeaways, 27 April 2020
May 15 '20 14:03

The Dutch death toll in the coronavirus pandemic rose to 5,643 on Friday, with officials confirming the deaths of 53 more people in the health crisis. Twelve of those deaths took place on Thursday, public health agency RIVM said. Thirteen more were fatal cases were added to Wednesday's statistics, bringing that day's total number of Covid-19 deaths up to 21.

Social distancing at the Artis entrance the first day the Amsterdam zoo reopened to the public, 13 May 2020
May 14 '20 14:04

Public health agency RIVM confirmed the deaths of 28 more Covid-19 patients in the Netherlands, bringing the total number of fatal cases there to 5,590. At least eight people died on Wednesday, and 23 the previous day, the agency said.

The new fatalities reported by the RIVM took place between April 8 and May 14.

From March 14 through May 12, the health agency said that 27 more people with Covid-19 were hospitalized than it had previously known about. Some 11,457 people in the country have required hospitalization for the coronavirus disease since the pandemic began.

Covid-19: Sign near Azartlein in Amsterdam reminding people to stay 1.5 meters apart, 12 April 2020
May 13 '20 14:05

Health authorities in the Netherlands said that 52 more people with Covid-19 have died, and another 52 were hospitalized. The statistics revealed on Wednesday by the RIVM cover a multi-day period, and did not all take place in the past 24 hours.

At least 5,562 people have died as a result of the viral infection, including 15 who passed away on Tuesday. Ten more died on Monday than previously thought, raising that day's total to 23. The remaining 27 deaths largely took place between April 2 and May 10.

Quiet Dam Square in Amsterdam during the coronavirus crisis, 27 April 2020
May 12 '20 14:13

Officials in the Netherlands confirmed the deaths of another 54 Covid-19 patients in the country, bringing the total number of fatal cases to 5,510. The newly-reported deaths include 13 which took place on Monday and 8 more from Sunday, raising that day's total to 15.

Public health agency RIVM also acknowledged the deaths of 21 more people with Covid-19 from over the weekend. The remaining fatal cases dated from March 24 through May 8.

Amsterdam street largely abandoned due to coronavirus restrictions, 18 March 2020
May 8 '20 14:10

Public health agency RIVM confirmed that another 71 people died as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, in cases dating from March 31 through the present day. It means a total of 5,359 people in the Netherlands has died during the global health crisis, the agency stated on Friday.

Ten of those deaths took place on Thursday, and 18 more fatal cases were included in Wednesday's tally, indicating that at least 40 patients with coronavirus passed away on that day.

Gurneys in a hospital corridor
May 8 '20 09:18

Now that the first wave of Covid-19 infections in the Netherlands has passed and hospitals are preparing for what comes next, health insurer CZ is calling for coronavirus care to be limited to a few, separate hospitals. "Concentrate care for Covid patients in a few centers in the region so that the other hospitals can take up regular care. Then everyone gets the care that is needed," CZ chairman Joep de Groot said to Trouw.

Hospital corridor
May 7 '20 16:45

A total of 584 patients from the Netherlands were being treated for Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, in intensive care units on Thursday. That was a decrease of 42 compared to Wednesday, and the 26th straight day of decrease, the patient coordination office LCPS reported on Thursday.

Covid-19: Sign near Azartlein in Amsterdam reminding people to stay 1.5 meters apart, 12 April 2020
May 7 '20 14:06

Another 84 coronavirus related deaths  and 39 hospitalizations were reported to the Dutch health authorities, public health institute RIVM said on Thursday. That brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths to 5,288 and total hospitalizations to 11,192.

Of the new deaths reported to the RIVM, at least 22 people died on Wednesday. The other fatalities range back as far as March 6. Of the new hospitalizations, at least 21 happened on Wednesday, with the rest stretching back as far as March 15.

Intensive care
May 6 '20 16:42

There were 628 patients being treated on Wednesday for Covid-19, the respiratory illness caused by coronavirus. That was a decrease of 16 patients compared to Tuesday, and an overall decline of 56 percent since the peak number of patients was reached on April 11, according to patient coordination office LCPS.

Of those from the Netherlands being treated in ICU, 23 were being cared for in Germany. About 400 patients were also being treated in Dutch ICUs for illnesses unrelated to Covid-19.

Covid-19: Sign in Amsterdam's Oosterpark instructing people to stay 1.5 meters apart
May 6 '20 14:03

Public health officials in the Netherlands said at least 36 more people with coronavirus have died, and 27 more were hospitalized. The updated statistics cover multiple dates, and raised the number of those who tested positive by 232.

Of the 5,204 people who have died, at least six died on Tuesday. Most of the newly-reported deaths took place between Friday and Monday, with some stretching back to April 3.

Gurneys in a hospital corridor
May 5 '20 16:17

There were 644 patients from the Netherlands being treated in intensive care on Tuesday for respiratory illness Covid-19, a decrease of 39 patients compared to the previous day. In the past three days, 25 patients from intensive care have been discharged, 15 have been transferred to another department, and five have died.

Covid-19: Sign near Azartlein in Amsterdam reminding people to stay 1.5 meters apart, 12 April 2020
May 5 '20 14:05

Hospitals in The Netherlands admitted 29 more patients with a coronavirus infection on Monday. Public health agency RIVM reported 89 newly-discovered hospital cases, which included admissions from March 22 up through the early hours of Tuesday, May 5.

It raised the number of hospital cases connected to coronavirus and respiratory illness Covid-19 to 11,126. The agency also reported 86 more deaths of people with the viral infection, with the deaths registered between April 3 and May 4.

Hospital
May 4 '20 16:50

Discharges of Covid-19 patients in Dutch intensive care units has increased almost five-fold in the past month, according to statistics from nonprofit organization NICE. Just 121 people had been discharged from ICUs by April 5, at a time when two thousand people had required intensive care. One month later, the organization said on Monday, a total of 713 former ICU patients were released from the hospital.

In total, 2,825 people have been treated in ICU, of which 727 have died. That is an increase of 121 percent over the 329 person total recorded on April 5. 

Covid-19: Three young men walk past a 'Fight the Virus' sign on Panamalaan in Amsterdam, 22 April 2020
May 4 '20 14:10

The number of hospitalizations in The Netherlands caused by the coronavirus pandemic reached 11,037 on Monday, public health agency RIVM said. The agency added 42 more hospitalizations to its records, of which 14 took place on Sunday and the rest involved admissions from March 18 through May 2.

For the week ending Sunday, the agency noted 256 hospital admissions in total where the patient had a coronavirus infection. That figure is 49 percent lower than the previous week, when 502 people were hospitalized, including for respiratory illness Covid-19.

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