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Average number of new coronavirus infections drops to just over 7,000

Average number of new coronavirus infections drops to just over 7,000

The halo numbers continue to move in the right direction. This is evidenced by the data received from the Sciensano Health Institute on Saturday morning.

In the week of December 15-21, an average of 7,011 Coronapsmetingen Designed daily. Compared to the previous week, this is still a clear decrease (-36 percent).

The delta variant is still prevalent today Virus variant in our country. However, the number of infections with the omikron variant continues to rise rapidly: About 41 percent of infections in Belgium are now caused by the omikron variant, Stephen van Gucht announced Friday at the National Crisis Center’s press conference.

In line with the number of infections, other indicators also continue to decline. For example, between December 18 and 24, an average of 150.7 corona patients were admitted to a Belgian hospital every day hospital. This is a 32 percent decrease compared to the previous week.

There are still 2,053 people infected with COVID-19 in hospital (-28 percent), of whom 650 are on the ward. intensive care (-15 percent).

finally He died In the week of December 15-21, an average of 35.7 people per day were affected by Covid-19, a drop of 19 percent on a week-over-week basis. This brings the total number of deaths since the beginning of the epidemic to 28,149.

76 percent of the Belgian population have been vaccinated twice or have received an injection of the Janssen vaccine. At least a quarter of the Belgian population has already received a BoosterprikWhich corresponds to 3,963,319 people.

For more numbers, please visit the Sciensano dashboard.

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