This is a small decrease of 2% from the previous week. The reproduction rate reached 0.91.
Lhe average number of coronavirus infections amounts to 1,664 per day between December 29 and January 4, said the Sciensano Public Health Institute on Friday in the data update of its dashboard. This is a small decrease of 2% from the previous week.
Belgian hospitals admitted on average just under 131 patients (130.6) with Covid-19 each day between January 1 and 7 (-10%). The number of patients hospitalized for coronavirus infection stands at 2,016 (-3%), including 382 in intensive care (-6%).
The reproduction rate reached 0.91.
On average, the Covid-19 also killed 64 people every day between December 29 and January 4, a decline of 14.5%. A total of 19,936 people have died in Belgium due to the virus, which has infected at least 658,655 people since the start of the epidemic.