The infection rate in Groningen is now under the national average
With 172 Coronavirus cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the infection rate in the province of Groningen is now well below the national average of 285 cases of illness per 100,000 inhabitants, reports the GIC. The figures have come via the public health organisation, the GGD Groningen. Compared to last week, the number of infections in Groningen has decreased slightly.
Last week, 1044 infections were confirmed in Groningen, says the GGD. That is slightly less than in the week before, when the total was 1,203 infections. A total of six people died in Groningen last week as a result of the Coronavirus, and in total, 245 people have now died in Groningen.
Since the start of the epidemic, the virus has been diagnosed in 34,581 people in the province of Groningen, says the GGD.
Last week, most infections (45 percent) were confirmed in people between the ages of 30 and 65. In 9 percent of the cases, people were over the age of 65. Most infections took place in the home, rather than in public spaces, or work.
Last week, 16,934 vaccinations were administered by GGD Groningen. In total, 122,591 injections have been given out by GGD Groningen, with the population of Groningen standing at about 585,000.