Belgium: Average Number Of Coronavirus Infections Rises, 671 New Cases In 24 Hours
The number of infections per day has almost doubled, we went from 370.6 cases per day between July 21 and 27 to 671 cases today on July 31, said the Institute of Public Health, an increase by 62% compared to the previous week.
The number of infections in Belgium now stands at 68,006, up from 67,335 on Thursday.
The number of new cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants is also continuing to rise. For the period spanning two weeks, and up to July 27 inclusive, 36.5 cases were identified (against 33.1 Thursday).
The trend in the number of hospital admissions also increased to 18.7 per day compared to 17.7 the previous day, up 34% from last week.
Today we are at an average of 2.7 deaths per day, down 10% over a week. Since the start of the epidemic, 9,840 people have lost their lives as a result of Covid-19, an increase of 4 deaths compared to the latest report to report Sciensano.