Over the same period, 1,723 new Sars-CoV-2 contaminations were detected on average per day (-12%). Since the start of the pandemic in Belgium, 1,068,406 infections have been diagnosed in this way.
Between May 29 and June 4, there were an average of 77 hospital admissions per day due to coronavirus, which is an 18% drop from the previous reporting period. A total of 1,007 people are still hospitalized due to Covid-19, including 341 patients treated in intensive care and 219 who need respiratory assistance there.
This Friday, 74 people entered the hospital with symptoms of coronavirus, while 109 patients could leave it, after treatment.
Between May 26 and June 1, nearly 47,500 tests on average were performed daily, for a positivity rate of 4.4%. The virus’s reproduction rate is 0.87. When it is less than 1, this indicator means that the epidemic tends to slow down.
The incidence, which indicates the average number of new daily cases per 100,000 inhabitants, reached 225 over 14 days.
As of Thursday, 4,882,939 people had received a first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, which represents 53% of the adult population. And 2,351,884 people had also already received the second dose of vaccine.