Dutch coronavirus cases jumped 55% in the past week -health authorities

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AMSTERDAM — New confirmed coronavirus cases in the Netherlands jumped to 4,036 in the past week, continuing the rapid increase seen since the easing of lockdown measures last month, Dutch health authorities said on Tuesday.

The number of infections was up 55% from the 2,588 cases reported over the previous week. (Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Jon Boyle)