During the seven days from November 7 to 13, there were 486 daily admissions on average, 25% less than the previous week (565). Since the arrival of the coronavirus in Belgium, some 37,833 people have been hospitalized.
Currently, 6,762 people are hospitalized, a decrease of 4%, of which 1,457 people are in intensive care. After two consecutive days of decline, the number of people in intensive care is back up slightly: 1,457 against 1,452 in the report published on Friday. The peak appears to have been recorded on November 9 with 1,474 patients.
We are also moving further and further away from the record of people hospitalized during this second wave, which is currently 7,489 people on November 3, and from the highest number of daily admissions, which was 879 on the same date. .
Between November 4 and 10, the average daily number of deaths was 201, up 20.1% from the previous week, with a record for this second wave of 214 deaths deplored on November 6.
The number of new contaminations is still falling. On average, last week there were 6,213 new cases, a decline of 48% from the previous 7 days (9,062). Since the start of the pandemic, 525,012 people have been infected and the record for the number of new cases recorded in one day dates back to October 27, with 22,186.
The incidence, which reflects the number of new cases per 100,000 inhabitants, is 1,103.9 (-36%).
Finally, the test positivity rate, namely the proportion of positive people out of all those tested, now reaches 22% (-5.2%) nationally.