The number of new coronavirus infections has barely decreased

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The declining curve in the number of new confirmed corona infections appears to be leveling off. On average, there were 445 new cases every day during the last seven days for which full figures are available. That is only a decrease of -1%, according to data from health institute Sciensano.

Brussels had the highest number of confirmed infections with 784 cases in seven days, although 57 fewer than the week before. Antwerp experienced the largest decrease (-132 to 565), Liège the largest increase (+122 to 311). The average number of new infections is also increasing in West Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Limburg, Namur and Luxembourg.

The average daily number of hospital admissions continued to fall, by 26%, to 16.1. The average number of daily deaths fell by 29% to 3.4 in the same period. Our country now has a total of 9,901 fatalities from the corona virus.

There are currently 215 corona patients in hospital (+ 3%). 52 of these are in intensive care (-10%).

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