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The coronavirus death toll in the Netherlands has crossed 2,800 and confirmed cases are now over 26,500, authorities announced on Monday.

A total of 964 new cases were confirmed in the country, raising the tally to 26,551, according to the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment.

Currently, 8,729 patients are under treatment at hospitals, with 147 more admissions reported on Monday.

The COVID-19 death toll moved up to 2,823 after 86 more patients lost their lives.

The institute, however, clarified that “not all of the hospital admissions or deaths occurred within the last 24 hours.”

Read more: Netherlands: Virus cases top 26,500, deaths over 2,800