Between May 30 and June 5, 1,315 new Sars-CoV-2 contaminations were detected on average per day, down 25% compared to the previous week. Since the start of the pandemic in Belgium, 1,072,175 infections have been diagnosed.
Over the same period, an average of 14 people died per day from the virus, bringing the toll to 25,051 deaths since the start of the pandemic in Belgium.
Nearly 44,600 tests on average were also performed daily, for a positivity rate of 3.5%.
The incidence, which indicates the average number of new daily cases per 100,000 inhabitants, reached 186.2 over 14 days.
The virus’s reproduction rate is 0.86. When it is less than 1, this indicator means that the epidemic tends to slow down.