On average, from November 8 to 14, there were 4,804 daily contaminations, a decrease of 39% compared to the previous 7 days, according to the latest figures from the Institute of Public Health Sciensano published on Wednesday.
The number of hospital admissions due to Covid-19 continues to decrease, by -24%, and now stands at 405.7 per day on average (between November 11 and November 17).
The number of people hospitalized is 6,264 (-5%), including 1,359 patients treated in intensive care.
Since the start of the pandemic, 39,217 people have been admitted to hospital due to a Covid-19 pathology and 14,839 people have died from it. From 8 to 14 November, 184.7 people died on average each day (-4.6% compared to the previous seven-day period).
The test positivity rate, i.e. the proportion of positive people out of all those tested, now averages 19.5% between November 8 and 14 nationwide.