Corona: Drop in hospital admissions for the first time since September

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Corona: Drop in hospital admissions for the first time since September

In the past week, an average of 618 people with COVID-19 were admitted to hospital every day, a decrease of 5 percent from a week earlier. A total of 6,893 people with the disease are now in hospital, also a decrease of 5 percent.

The number of people with the coronavirus in intensive care units has remained stable at 1,464 patients.

Half a million infections

Between October 29 and November 4, 10,512 people tested positive for the coronavirus. That is a decrease of 35 percent compared to a week earlier. In total, Belgium now has nearly half a million corona infections since the start of the pandemic.

199 additional deaths

COVID-19 has meanwhile also caused 12,907 fatalities in our country, an increase of 199 victims compared to figures published on Saturday. On average, 173 people per day died from a coronavirus infection in the past week, an increase of 66 percent from the previous week.

Map West Flemish municipalities

View the figures per West Flemish city or municipality below. The color scale is the same as the color scale that is used for travel advice within Europe. Red zones are cities / municipalities where the cumulative incidence in the last 14 days is higher than 100 per 100,000 inhabitants. Orange has between 20 and 100 confirmed cases in the past 14 days, extrapolated to 100,000 inhabitants. Green cities and towns have fewer than 20 confirmed cases in the last 14 days, re-extrapolated to 100,000 residents of course.

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