Dutch coronavirus toll rises to 128 cases, one fatality: Health authorities

People leave the Elisabeth-TweeSteden Hospital in Tilburg following a case of coronavirus confirmed in the Netherlands. (File photo: Reuters)

The confirmed number of Dutch coronavirus cases rose to 128 on Friday, from 82 on Thursday, health authorities said, and the country reported its first death.

The National Institute for Public Health confirmed the latest numbers in a daily update. The fatal case was of an 86-year-old man who died at a Rotterdam hospital.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:02 - GMT 07:02