May 26, 2024

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Between August 25 and 31, an average of 4.9 people per day died as a result of infection with the Corona virus (-23%), bringing the number of deaths to 25,397 deaths since the beginning of the epidemic in Belgium. This is evident from the numbers from Sciensano on Saturday.

Between August 28 and September 3, there were on average 65.3 hospitalization per day due to lung virus, an increase of 12 percent over the previous reporting period.

In total there is still 677 people in hospital With Covid-19, including 199 patients He is being treated in the intensive care unit.

During the same period, on average per day 2034 new infections detected, an increase of 3 percent over the previous week.

At least 1,192,008 cases of coronavirus have been identified since the beginning of the epidemic in Belgium.

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when we get daily numbers If we look at it, we see more infections on some days of the week than on the same day the previous week, and fewer infections on other days.


On average, approx 41,400 tests executed. There was 3 percent less testing than the previous week.

The percentage of positivity increased to 5.4 percent (+0.3 percent).

The reproduction number is 1,08 (+8 percent). A number higher than one indicates that the virus is gaining strength. The number of new cases per 100,000 residents is 244.1 In 14 days, that’s a 6 percent increase.

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Sciensano counted on average between 25 and 31 August 4.9 deaths daily due to the virus. This is a 23 percent decrease compared to the previous week. Since July 20, there has been another day without deaths. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the virus has already 25392 people They lost their lives in Belgium.


Meanwhile, more than 8.4 million people in Belgium have already received at least their first dose of the Corona vaccine. This represents 73.24 percent of the population or 85.93 percent of the adult population. More than 8.1 million people have already been fully vaccinated. This represents 70.81 percent of the total population or 83.83 percent of the adult population.

In Flanders, 5,271,479 residents have been at least partially vaccinated, or 79.23 percent of the total population. 5,107,236 of them have been fully vaccinated, 76.77% of the population.

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