Corona figures: New infections doubled, also hospital …


In the week of July 22 to 28, an average of 448.1 people per day became infected with the coronavirus. This is evident from the data from Sciensano on Saturday.

In other words, the number of additional infections has doubled in a week (+104 percent).

In the past week, an average of 23.0 people a day with covid-19 were also included in the Hospital. This is also a significant increase compared to last week, by 89 percent. The crisis center emphasized on Friday that the number of hospital admissions will continue to rise for some time. “Hold on for a while before things get better,” said Boudewijn Catry of Sciensano during the press conference. ‘It will take a while before we will see the effect of the measures. … “All our efforts do make a difference, especially for the vulnerable among us, and those who care for the vulnerable.”

It number of deaths remains stable at an average of 2.7 per day.

In total 68,751 people have already been infected with the corona virus in Belgium. That is 745 more than the number reported on Friday. There are 9,841 people died to Covid-19, one more than Friday had been declared.


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