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Belgium: number of #coronavirus patients in hospitals reaches four-month high

Belgium, Coronavirus, Europe, Health, Infection, Science, Testing, Transmission, Treatment

254 new Covid-19 patients were being hospitalised in Belgium each day on average between 25 and 31 March. This number is 14 percent up on the week.

There were 2,929 Covid-19 patients in Belgian hospitals according to the latest available figures (from last Tuesday), the highest number since 10 December. 755 (+17) are in intensive care units, 435 (+6) are on ventilators. Some 95 percent of all available IC beds are taken now, with experts warning that “choices will have to be made”.

The number of new cases has risen to 4,827 per day, a 15 percent rise on the week.

vrt.be report

 

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