The latest figures for the coronavirus in Belgium.
EBetween June 5 and 11, 801 new coronavirus contaminations were detected on average per day, down 42% from the previous week, according to the latest figures released Tuesday morning by the Sciensano Public Health Institute. Since the start of the pandemic in Belgium, 1,076,579 infections have been diagnosed.
Nearly 40,200 tests on average were also performed daily, for a positivity rate of 2.5%.
In addition, 717 people are currently hospitalized due to Covid-19, including 273 patients treated in intensive care.
The average number of hospital admissions per day due to coronavirus between June 8 and 14, meanwhile, fell to 49.0, a decrease of 29% compared to the previous reference period.
Between June 5 and 11, 8.4 people died per day on average from the virus, bringing the toll to 25,093 deaths since the start of the pandemic in Belgium.
The incidence, which indicates the average number of new daily cases per 100,000 inhabitants, reached 132.9 over 14 days. The virus’s reproduction rate is still steadily declining and now stands at 0.79. When it is less than 1, this indicator means that the epidemic tends to slow down.