Corona infections increase by 78 percent


The number of new coronavirus infections in Belgium continues to increase.

Between July 23 and 29, this involved an average of 465.4 cases per day, an increase of 78 percent compared to a week earlier. This is evident from the data from Sciensano on Sunday.

The number of hospital admissions has also increased significantly. Last week, an average of 25 people per day with COVID-19 were admitted to hospital. That is an increase of 84 percent in one week.

Moreover, the number of deaths is also increasing. The average is 2.7 deaths per day, an increase of 12 percent.

In total, 69,402 people have already been infected with the corona virus in Belgium. That is 651 more than the number reported on Saturday. 9,845 people died from COVID-19, which is four more than was indicated on Saturday.


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