Netherlands hits new high for daily coronavirus cases – newspaper

A mother puts a mask on her son at the busy street of Amsterdam, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Netherlands

The Netherlands recorded a daily record number of new coronavirus infections, an increase of 1,379 in 24 hours, the Volkskrant newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing national health authorities.

The previous record was 1,335 from early April. The new rise took the increase over the past week to 9,194, 85% more than in the first week of September, the National Institute for Health (RIVM) said.

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