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No reported death from COVID-19 in Netherlands in past 24 hours

THE HAGUE, June 22, 2020 (BSS/XINHUA) — For the first time since the beginning of March, no COVID-19 patient was reported dead in the past 24 hours in the Netherlands, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) announced on Monday.

The total death toll in the country stood at 6,090. The first confirmed coronavirus patient in the Netherlands was reported on Feb. 27 this year, and the first death involving COVID-19 was reported on March 6.

The daily deaths reached a peak of 234 on April 7 during the novel coronavirus crisis. The number of people who tested positive to COVID-19 grew by 69 since Sunday to a total of 49,658. Hospital admissions rose by 2 to a tally of 11,851.

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