Meanwhile, the average number of people that are being hospitalised with COVID-19 continues to rise. During the past week an average of 27 COVID-19 patients/day were taken into hospital. This is 20% up on the average of 23/day a week earlier.
Meanwhile, the average daily death toll during the past week was 3 per day, up from just over 2 per day during the previous week.
So far 73,000 people in Belgium have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.