Coronavirus: the daily average of new contaminations still rising sharply (infographic)

According to the latest figures from the Institute of Public Health, between July 7 and July 13, 1,231 new Sars-CoV-2 contaminations were detected on average per day, an increase of 76% compared to the previous week.

EBetween July 7 and July 13, 1,231 new Sars-CoV-2 contaminations were detected on average per day, up 76% compared to the previous week, according to the latest figures from the Sciensano Public Health Institute. up to date Saturday morning.

Over the same period, 1.6 people died per day on average from the consequences of the virus (-42%), bringing the toll to more than 25,200 deaths since the start of the pandemic in Belgium.

Nearly 63,200 tests on average were also performed daily, for a positivity rate of 2.1%.

Between July 10 and July 16, there were an average of 21.3 hospital admissions per day due to coronavirus, an increase of 21% compared to the previous reference period,

Hospitalizations

A total of 239 people are hospitalized due to Covid-19, including 81 patients treated in intensive care.

The virus’s reproduction rate is 1.22. When it is greater than 1, this indicator means that the epidemic is tending to accelerate. The incidence, which indicates the number of new cases per 100,000 inhabitants, reached 117.7 over 14 days.

Vaccination

Finally, over 82% of the adult population received at least one dose of vaccine, and 57.3% received both doses.

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