New COVID-19 cases across Belgium continues to face downtrend, says officials

In Belgium, the number of new COVID-19 infections has been reduced to under 6,400 on a regular basis. The overall epidemiological situation in the nation is constantly improving beyond the coming Consultative Committee.

According to the data published by the Sciensano Public Health Institute on Thursday morning, on the average basis, there are around 6,388 of the new COVID-19 infections observed on a per-day basis from 21 to 27 February, which is the lowest in number since the end of December month and there is 29 percent reduction from the previous seven days.

Along with this, the Omicron variant currently accounts for 59.3 per cent of all the cases in the all over nation, and it has been reduced by 11 percent from the previous week. On the other hand, the Omicron BA.2 variant accounts for 33 percent, which is somewhat over 7 percent of all of the cases are with the Delta variant.

Moreover, the average number of the PCR tests that have been taken daily in a similar period reduced by 13 percent to 37,653.1

The people getting positive for the infection had been reported as 19.3 percent, which means less than one in five tests that have positive results.

During a similar week, an average of 22.3 of the patients infected from the COVID infection on a per-day basis has been decreased by 42 percent from the previous week.

In addition, the maximum number of deaths that have been caused due to the COVID-19 infection has been noticed as 30,217 since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic.

However, the official death statistics also involve the people who have died because of other health issues, but they were later infected from the COVID-19 infection.

Furthermore, 134.1 of the individuals are suffering from the COVID-19 variant between 24 February and 2 March every day. There is a 28 percent decrease noticed in the last seven days.

On the other hand, this number depicts the information that the majority of the individuals were admitted to the health care centres because of the virus.

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