While during the second week of January, the number of covid-19 contaminations had exploded in the Dutch part with more than 2,020 people testing positive against 1,110 the week before, last week the authorities confirmed a just under 600 new cases (596). Since the beginning of the month, this is the weekly low level. Since the start of the crisis, 9,076 people have contracted covid-19, including nearly 41% this month.
On Saturday, the number of active cases was 1,409 of which about a quarter are tourists. 12 people were hospitalized, including 4 vaccinated and 12 unvaccinated.
The authorities deplored a new death, the third in the space of two weeks. Since the start of the health crisis, 78 people have died in the Dutch part, including 4 vaccinated.