A Record Number of Corona Patients in Belgian Hospitals. Belgian hospitals are faced with an unprecedented influx of corona patients.
According to health institute Sciensano, 5,924 hospital beds have been occupied by people infected with the virus, the highest number since the start of the pandemic.
During the first wave of the corona outbreak in Belgium, the number of admitted patients peaked at 5759.
More than 368,000 corona infections have been diagnosed in Belgium since the start of the pandemic. The virus appears to be spreading faster in recent weeks.
Between 19 and 25 October, an average of 14,356 new infections came to light every day. During that period, an average of 69 people died a day.
In total, more than 11,000 patients in Belgium died of the virus, according to official figures.