AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The number of deaths caused by an infection with the new coronavirus in the Netherlands has increased by 166 to 1,339, health authorities said on Thursday.

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the country increased by 8% to 14,697, the Dutch Institute for Public Health said.

(Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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