Belgian average rises to 510 new coronavirus cases, 20 hospitalisations per day
Thursday, 10 September 2020
An average of 509.7 people per day tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium during the past week, according to the latest figures by Sciensano on Thursday.
The trend of new infections per day increased by 15% over the 7-day period from 31 August to 6 September. This is the fifth day in a row that the average number of new confirmed coronavirus infections in Belgium rises again.
The total number of confirmed cases in Belgium since the beginning of the pandemic is 89,691. The total reflects all people in Belgium who have been infected, and includes confirmed active cases as well as patients who have since recovered, or died from the consequences of the virus.
From 3 to 9 September, the authorities recorded an average of 20.6 new hospital admissions per day, an increase compared to the daily average of 16.7 in the week before.