The number of infections in Belgium now stands at 69.402, against 68,751 on Saturday.
The number of new cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants follows the same upward trend. For the period spanning two weeks, and until July 29 inclusive, 44.3 cases were identified (against 40.7 Saturday).
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Increase in average hospitalizations and deaths per day
The number of hospital admissions is also progressing with an average of 25 per day (23 Saturday), in 84% increase compared to the previous week. Sciensano also reports an average of 2.7 deaths per day.
Since the start of the epidemic, 9,845 people lost their lives as a result of Covid-19 in Belgium.