The Belgian health authorities have registered 111 new deaths and 178 hospitalizations for coronavirus in the last 24 hours. This brings the balance in Belgium to 7,594 deaths and 48,519 confirmed cases since mid-March.
In addition to the 178 patients admitted to Belgian hospitals on Wednesday, another 293 were discharged, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients in Belgium to 3,609, of which 769 are in intensive care units.
The number of hospital stays and critically ill patients continues the downward trend, while the slowdown in the overall increase in infections confirmed in the laboratory continues.
The country is preparing to begin the gradual release plan with the first measures next Monday, May 4, when the first companies start operating and the use of masks in public transport will be mandatory becomes.