During the past 7 days there were an average of 92 confirmed new novel coronavirus infections in Belgium. This is 6% higher than was the case during the 7-day period prior to Friday’s press release.
· Over the past 7 days and average of 15 people/day have been admitted to hospital with COVID-19. This is down 15% on the figures for the previous 7-day period.
· An average of 6 people/day have died during the past 7 days. This is down 17% on the previous 7-day period. So far a total of 9,732 people have died of COVID-19 in Belgium.
Our Science Editor Koen Wauters told VRT radio news that "We are still under 100 new infections/day. So there is no need to panic, but we need to remain vigilant”