Coronavirus: the average number of infections still on the rise (infographic)

The average number of infections is 1,816 per day between January 1 and January 7, an increase of 14% from the previous week.

Dince the start of the epidemic, 20,078 people have died in Belgium due to coronavirus infection, the Sciensano Public Health Institute said on Monday in the data update of its dashboard. The average number of infections stands at 1,816 per day between January 1 and January 7, up 14% from the previous week.

On average, the Covid-19 killed 53.4 people every day during this period, a decline of 23.5%.

Belgian hospitals admitted an average of 128.1 patients with Covid-19 each day between January 4 and 10 (-12%). The number of patients hospitalized for coronavirus infection stands at 1,955 (+ 1%), including 371 (-2%) in intensive care.

The reproduction rate reached 0.94, against 0.98 on Sunday.

Since the start of the epidemic, the virus has infected at least 664,263 people in Belgium.

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