LThe numbers, always the numbers, just the numbers. Whether we love them or can no longer see them in painting, they remain the refuge value of the epidemic. The sea is rising, the ship Belgium is pitching badly (“iceberg, straight ahead”), but to know whether it is necessary (or not) to reconfine the country a little harder, the Prime Minister relies on the figures. He reminded the House on Thursday.
The Consultation Committee (where the federal and federated entities meet) will meet on Friday, around 2 p.m., to take stock again. With, on the table, figures always more maddening than reassuring.