Science institute Sciensano has released the latest figures on the Coronavirus pandemic in Belgium. The number of new infections with COVID-19, hospitalizations, and deaths have fallen.
During the week of 30 July to 4 August, 2,900 new Coronavirus cases were confirmed each day. Over the previous 7 days, there were 27% fewer positive PCR results for Coronavirus than on average.
Between 30 July and 4 August, 11,400 people took PCR tests for Coronavirus. This is an 18% decrease from the previous week. Among those tested, 28.2% were infected with the virus.
Over the past 7 days, 107 patients have been admitted to hospital for COVID-19-related ill-effects. The average for the previous week was down 17%. There are only those hospitalized specifically for COVID-19, not those admitted for other illnesses that later tested positive for COVID-19.
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