10/30/2020, 3:15 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Daily COVID cases in Belgium surge by record 21,048

The number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus in Belgium landed at 21,048 on Thursday, according to the data aggregated by the Sciensano national public health institute.

The daily jump in new COVID-19 cases marked the highest single-day rise for the country since the start of the pandemic, nearly doubling compared to the 13,571 infections seen in Belgium on Wednesday.

The nation's total landed at 368,337 once the newly registered cases are included, while, the cumulative number of fatalities increased to 11,170 after health authorities attributed 132 more deaths to the virus in the twenty-four-hour time.

Breaking the News / NL