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Health

Netherlands records 3,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, new record

FILE PHOTO: People with and without masks walk at the Red Light District, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Amsterdam, Netherlands August 5, 2020. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands reported 3,011 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, a daily record, as it imposed new measures to combat a second wave of infections, data published by the National Institute for Health (RIVM) showed.

“The number of cases rose sharply in almost all regions and in all age groups,” the Institute said.

Reporting by Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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