Covid in Belgium: nearly 60 hospital admissions and 9 daily deaths – Belgium

Covid in Belgium: nearly 60 hospital admissions and 9 daily deaths – Belgium
Covid in Belgium: nearly 60 hospital admissions and 9 daily deaths – Belgium

On average, 2,114 people were infected per day with Covid-19 between October 4 and 10 (+ 12%), according to the daily report from the Sciensano Public Health Institute published late Thursday morning

During the same period, an average of 9 people died per day from the virus, up 5% from the previous seven-day period. The toll now stands at 25,726 dead since the start of the pandemic in Belgium.

Some 44,600 tests on average were, moreover, carried out daily, for a positivity rate of 5.1%. The most affected age groups are 0-9 years old with 10% positive tests and 10-19 years old (6.1%).

Between October 7 and October 13, there were an average of 57.3 hospital admissions per day of coronavirus patients, a decrease of 3% from the previous reporting period. In total, 779 Covid-19 patients are still hospitalized (+ 7%), including 201 patients treated in intensive care (-3%). More than 14% of the tests carried out in the German-speaking Community turn out to be positive, far ahead of the province of Liège (8.2%) and that of Luxembourg (6.9%), although these areas are much larger.

The reproduction rate of the virus is also 1. When it is less than 1, this indicator means that the epidemic tends to slow down. Since the start of the pandemic in Belgium, more than 1.3 million cases of coronavirus infection have been diagnosed.

The incidence, which indicates the number of new cases per 100,000 inhabitants, reached 243.6 over 14 days.

Finally, 87% of adults in Belgium have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 86% are fully vaccinated.

During the same period, an average of 9 people died per day from the virus, up 5% from the previous seven-day period. The toll now stands at 25,726 dead since the start of the pandemic in Belgium. Some 44,600 tests on average were, moreover, carried out daily, for a positivity rate of 5.1%. The most affected age groups are 0-9 years old with 10% positive tests and 10-19 years old (6.1%). Between October 7 and October 13, there were an average of 57.3 hospital admissions per day of coronavirus patients, a decrease of 3% from the previous reporting period. In total, 779 Covid-19 patients are still hospitalized (+ 7%), including 201 patients treated in intensive care (-3%). More than 14% of the tests carried out in the German-speaking Community turn out to be positive, far ahead of the province of Liège (8.2%) and that of Luxembourg (6.9%), although these areas are much larger. The reproduction rate of the virus is also 1. When it is less than 1, this indicator means that the epidemic tends to slow down. Since the start of the pandemic in Belgium, more than 1.3 million cases of coronavirus infection have been diagnosed. The incidence, which indicates the number of new cases per 100,000 inhabitants, reached 243.6 over 14 days. Finally, 87% of adults in Belgium have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 86% are fully vaccinated.

 
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