Between 18 and 24 September, an average of 1,551 new infections with the corona virus were registered per day. That is 17 percent more than the seven days before. The number of deaths rose in that period to an average of 4.4 per day (+2 percent), according to the preliminary data on the online dashboard of the Sciensano health institute on Monday.
The increase in the number of new infections has been slowing for several days. On Sunday, Sciensano reported an increase in the average number of infections by 24 percent. On Saturday it was an increase of 40 percent, on Friday there was an increase of 48 percent.
A total of 112,803 infections with the corona virus have already been registered.
The incidence per 100,000 inhabitants increased between September 11 and 24 to 169.1 (+128 percent)
Between 18 and 24 September, an average of 4.4 people died from the corona virus. This is an increase of 2 percent. Although this is a small increase, we see an acceleration in the number of new deaths. On Sunday there was an increase of 1.4 percent, Saturday by 0.6 percent.
Finally, in the week of September 18 to 24, an average of 68 people were admitted to hospital per day (+22.4 percent). 20,079 people have been hospitalized since the start of the epidemic.