The Covid19 situation in the Netherlands is about where Italy was 2 weeks ago. Going from the first case on February 27th, to over 300 now 12 days later, with four deaths. Below is a graph of the total number of people testing positive for the virus in the Netherlands, created from taking the announced numbers from the daily news bulletins of the RIVM, the national institute for health and environment.

As of tonight the entire country is requested to stop shaking hands, and employers in the province Noord-Brabant are requested to enable and allow people to work from home. This is the province where a number of cases cannot be traced back to their source.

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