During the past week an average of 24 COVID-19 patients/day were admitted to hospital. This is the same as the average number of daily hospital admissions during the previous week.
Currently 278 COVID-19 patients are being cared for in Belgian hospitals, 65 of whom on intensive care wards.
The daily death toll from COVID-19 also remains stable with an average of 3 deaths per day during the past week. So far COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 9,861 people in Belgium.
Since the start of the pandemic in Belgium 72,000 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.