Coronavirus: Belgium crosses the 20,000 dead mark

On average, the Covid-19 killed 58.4 people every day between December 31 and January 6, a decline of 15.1%.

Dince the start of the epidemic, 20,038 people have died in Belgium due to a coronavirus infection, the Sciensano Public Health Institute said on Sunday in the data update of its dashboard. The average number of infections stands at 1,776.7 per day between December 31 and January 6, up / down 11% compared to the previous week.

On average, the Covid-19 killed 58.4 people every day between December 31 and January 6, a decline of 15.1%.

Belgian hospitals admitted an average of 135 patients with Covid-19 each day between January 3 and 9 (-9%). The number of patients hospitalized for coronavirus infection stands at 1,928 (-3%), including 379 in intensive care.

The reproduction rate reached 0.98, against 0.93 on Saturday.

Since the start of the epidemic, the virus has infected at least 662,694 people in Belgium.

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