Belgium, Europe– The COVID cases have been rising for several weeks, the maximum number of people that have been infected by the virus has also shown a downward trend, and it has been decreased below 10,000.
According to the Sciensano Public Health Institute, on Friday in the morning, there is a maximum number of people that have been infected by the new variant of the COVID-19 infection between 29 March and 4 April on a daily basis, 14 percent of the reduction in the cases has been observed in the last seven days.
Moreover, the highly transmissible Omicron variant, Omicron BA.2 variant, accounts for 92.7 percent of all of the cases, while the Delta variant has been finished.
The average number of PCR tests that have been taken on a per-day basis in a similar period increased by 2 percent to 37,900.
Along with this, the rate of positivity now sits at 28.1 percent, which means less than three out of ten tests have a positive result.
At the time of the same week, an average of 23.7 COVID-19 patients have faced death, and there is an increase of 3 percent. The maximum number of death in Belgium from the start of the pandemic amounts to 30,997.
This figure also includes people who have died of another cause of death, but later on, they have been infected by the infection, which means they are an overestimate of the deaths that have been caused by the virus.
The situation in the hospitals of Belgium, between an average of 215 patients that are suffering from the COVID-19 infection that has been admitted to the health care center every day, there has been a slight decrease of 2 percent in the last week.
Furthermore, these figures indicate that the maximum number of individuals has died inside the hospital due to the COVID-19 infection, not the people who have been admitted with the other condition and then has been positive for the COVID-19.