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the number of daily admissions continues to decline that began several days ago

The number of new admissions of patients with the coronavirus continues to decline, according to the latest figures released Saturday morning by the public health institute Sciensano. Between September 11 and 17, an average of 60 Covid-19 patients arrived in hospitals each day, a drop of 11% compared to the previous week. Currently, 713 people (+ 1%) are still hospitalized as a result of the coronavirus, of which 213 (-6%) are in intensive care units, and 121 patients required respiratory assistance.

New infections increased slightly by 3% over the seven days from September 8 to 14, reaching an average of 1,993 per day. In total, more than 1.2 million people have been infected with the virus in Belgium since March 2020.

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