The number of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is now above 34,000 and the death toll is nearly 4,000, authorities said on Tuesday.

A total of 729 new COVID-19 cases raised the overall count to 34,134, while 165 fatalities brought the death toll to 3,916, according to the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).

“Since not all COVID-19 patients are tested, the actual numbers in the Netherlands are higher than the numbers stated in the report,” the RIVM said in its daily update.

There are currently 9,897 patients under treatment at hospitals across the country, with

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