People walk past restaurants and bars as the Netherlands battles to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Amsterdam, Netherlands October 14 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

AMSTERDAM, Nov 18 (Reuters) - New coronavirus infections in the Netherlands jumped to their highest level on record on Thursday, as they topped 20,000 for the third day in a row.

Around 23,600 new cases were registered, the country's national health institute said, up from just under 21,000 a day before.

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Reporting by Bart Meijer; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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