At least 262 more deaths from the coronavirus were registered in Belgium over the past 24 hours, the health authorities announced on Tuesday, bringing the tally to 4,157.

The latest data from the Federal Public Service of Health shows signs of a slowdown in contagion and hospitalization rates.

As many as 530 new cases were reported, compared to last week’s daily figures of 1200-1700, taking the total number of cases in the country to 31,119.

Similarly, 242 patients were recently taken to healthcare facilities, while previous data revealed 400-600 hospitalizations per day.

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