Coronavirus epidemic gaining strength in every Belgian province
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    Coronavirus epidemic gaining strength in every Belgian province

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    Every province in Belgium currently has a reproduction rate (or R value) higher than 1.

    That means that one coronavirus patient, on average, infects more than one person and that the epidemic is gaining strength in the country.

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    Based on the number of hospital admissions between 7 and 13 September, the R value is 1.463 for the country as a whole.

    The highest R value is in West Flanders (1.598), and the lowest is in the province of Namur (1.133).

    The Brussels Times