From 14 to 20 September, an average of 59.4 people admitted to hospital with Covid-19 every day, according to figures from health institute Sciensano on Tuesday morning.
According to the most recent figures, a total of 728 people are now in hospital (+4 percent), of which 222 require intensive care (-1 percent).
The number of deaths per day is going in the right direction again. Between September 11 and 17, an average of 5.7 people lost their lives every day, a 29 percent decrease. The death toll in our country now stands at 25,517 Covid-19 deaths.
Between September 11 and 17, an average of 2,065 new infections were used daily, an increase of 6 percent compared to the week before. But more tests were also taken in the same period: an average of about 47,227 per day (+14 percent). The positivity ratio is therefore slightly lower to 4.8 percent.
In total, 1,224,885 infections have already been registered in our country since the start of the pandemic. The reproduction number is at 0.98, according to Sciensano’s dashboard, which means that the epidemic is slightly weakening.
In the meantime, 74 percent of the total population has received a first dose of a corona percent, about 72 have been fully vaccinated.