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Trends are still going slightly downwards

On Tuesday June 16, 89 new cases were reported. Of these, 42 live in Flanders, 42 in Wallonia and 5 in Brussels. This brings the total number of confirmed infected people to 60 244.

The rest of the situation is as follows:

  • A total of 371 patients have been admitted to hospital. Over the past 24 hours, there have been 24 new admissions.
  • There are a total of 67 patients in intensive care, which is a decrease of 9 patients in the past 24 hours.
  • 16 684 patients have been discharged from hospital and declared cured since 15 March, which is an increase of 57 in the past 24 hours.
  • A total of 9 675 deaths have been reported, which is an increase of 13 in the past 24 hours. Of those 13 people, 3 died in hospital and 10 in a residential care centre. In the latter group, 90% were confirmed by a COVID test.
  • Of the total of 9 675 people, 49% died in hospital, 50% in a residential care centre, 0.5% in other residential communities and 0.6% at home or elsewhere. Most hospital deaths (95%) are confirmed cases. The deaths in residential care centres were both confirmed (27%) and suspected (73%) cases.

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The virus has not disappeared from Belgian territory. Keep on following the tips to protect yourself and your family .

If you are ill (fever, coughing, respiratory problems, etc.), then please follow the advice of the FPS Public Health and:

  1. stay at home
  2. contact your doctor directly by telephone
  3. follow the recommendations on the website https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/.

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