Until 31 May 10:00 there are in the Netherlands in total 46,442 COVID-19 patients reported to RIVM, which is an increase of 185 from yesterday. Of these reported patients, there have been so far 11,735 (+8) hospitalized.
Since the previous update, 5 patients have died from COVID-19. A total of 5,956 people died from the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
The actual number of COVID-19 patients is higher than the number of reports in the surveillance, because not everyone is tested with possible infection. The actual number of COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital is higher than the number of patients admitted to surveillance because surveillance is based on the information at the time of reporting. Hospital admission after notification is not always known.