At the UZ Brussel, 20 COVID-19 confirmed patients are currently being cared for. These are patients who have passed a positive PCR test. Since last Friday, 17 new ones have been recorded.
UZ Brussel closely follows the corona pandemic and follows the measures and guidelines for the protection and care of COVID-19, which are not followed closely. Since the start of the corona crisis, the hospital has communicated openly and transparently about the admission figures. Now that the number of withdrawals is less high and evolving more slowly, they have switched from daily updates to a clear status on Friday.
At the UZ Brussel, 20 COVID-19 confirmed patients are currently being cared for. These are patients who have passed a positive PCR test. Since last Friday, 17 new ones have been recorded. 18 patients were able to leave the hospital. 6 patients are cared for in the Intensive Care Department, of which 5 patients receive invasive ventilation and 1 patient receives support from a heart-lung machine.
Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 2051 confirmed COVID-19 has been admitted to UZ Brussel. Of these, 1763 have left the hospital and 266 have died. 462 patients were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.
Number of COVID-19 tests at UZ Brussel on 30-09
From September 24 to September 30, 3.2% of the tests performed were positive. At the moment, UZ Brussel is testing a number of patients with a planned admission of surgery and patients who are admitted via the emergency department.