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Coronavirus deaths in the Netherlands increase to 2,823

FILE PHOTO: A member of medical staff takes coronavirus test samples of a woman during drive-thru coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing, on a converted ice rink, in Alkmaar, Netherlands April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The number of people who have died from the new coronavirus in the Netherlands has increased by 86 to 2,823, Dutch health authorities said on Monday.

The National Institute for Public Health said total confirmed coronavirus cases had increased by 964 to 26,551.

Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Mark Potter

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