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Dutch COVID infection rate slows to lowest level since mid-October

FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Nijmegen

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus cases in the Netherlands dropped to just under 7,000 on Thursday, marking the lowest daily increase since Oct 12, data released by the country’s health officials showed.

The daily rate of infections has been declining since reaching a peak of more than 11,000 at the end of last week.

(Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Gareth Jones)

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