Belgium has overcome the barrier of 70,000 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic started this Tuesday, continuing the upward trend seen in the latest data with a daily average of 517 new cases in the past seven days, 60% more than in the previous week, after the latest update of data from the country’s authorities.
In particular, an average of 517.1 new daily cases were registered in Belgium between July 25 and 31, a number that is 60% higher than the 323.6 positive cases observed from July 18 to July 24 last week. In total, 70,314 people in Belgium have been infected with the disease caused by the new corona virus in Belgium since the pandemic began
The number of people admitted to hospital in the past few days has also increased, albeit more slowly. An average of 24.6 patients were enrolled in the past week, compared to an average of 18.7 hospitalizations in the previous week, 31% plus. Since March 15, 18,300 COVID-19 patients have been admitted to Belgian hospitals
In terms of deaths, Belgium recorded 2.4 deaths a day in the past week, just as much as in the previous week. In total, the pandemic has killed 9,850 people in the country.