Between 25 and 31 May, there was an average of 84.9 new hospital admissions per day due to the coronavirus, a 22% decrease compared to the previous reference period.
On Tuesday, a total of 1,161 people were in hospital as a result of the coronavirus (71 fewer than on Monday), of whom 403 (-35) people were being treated in intensive care, and 253 (-23) were on a ventilator.
The incidence, which indicates the average number of new cases per day per 100,000 inhabitants, reached 253.7, down by 19%.
The reproduction rate of the coronavirus in Belgium has gone up slightly to 0.86 after sitting at 0.82 for two days. When this number is below 1, it means that the epidemic gradually slowing down. The number has been lower than 1 since 22 April.
As of Monday, more than half of the adult population in Belgium received the first injection of a coronavirus vaccine. This figure equates to over 4.66 million people.
Of these, 2,140,527 people (23.2% of the adult population in Belgium) have received a second dose and are considered fully protected.