The number of coronavirus cases is increasing in Belgium, and this trend will become even more acute in the coming days. The number of hospitalizations will also continue to grow.
1,422 new people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Belgium over the past day, bringing the total number to 16,770, Report informs citing the RIA Novosti.
According to the Health Ministry of the country, over the past day, 132 people died, 578 admitted to hospital, while 77 people left hospitals.
On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in the city of Wuhan. The causative agent of the disease is a new type of coronavirus, which has the official name COVID-2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic of a new type of coronavirus in the world.