The Netherlands has diagnosed over 27,000 COVID-19 cases along with nearly 3,000 virus-linked deaths, authorities said Tuesday.

Latest figures are updated daily by the National Institute for Public Health and Environment on its website.

Currently, 8,939 patients are under treatment at hospitals, with 210 new admissions reported during the last 24 hours.

The death toll moved up to 2,945 after 122 more patients lost their lives over that period.

The institute clarified that the actual number of infections could be higher “because not everyone who may be infected is tested for the virus”.

At this point, the European country

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