· During the past 7 days there were an average of 82 new infections each day. This is down 5% on the average number of people that tested positive for the novel coronavirus during the previous 7-day period. Up until now 62,058 people in Belgium have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
· During the past 7 days 11 people/day were admitted to hospital with COVID-19. This is 24% down on the previous week.
· There were an average of 5 deaths/day. This is 16% down on the figures for the previous 7-day period. This brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Belgium to 9,774.
· On Monday there were 169 COVID-19 patients in Belgian hospitals of these 27 were being cared for on intensive care wards. A week ago there were 244 patients in hospital of whom 41 on intensive care wards.