Belgium reported 1,032 more coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, health authorities announced on Saturday, bringing the tally to 45,326.

According to the latest data published by the Federal Public Service of Health, 168 more patients lost their lives, while 6,917 passed away since the beginning of the crisis.

Currently, 4,195 people are treated in hospitals, with 934 of them in intensive care units.

Health experts claimed earlier this week that the outbreak reached its peak on April 12, and the numbers have proven a significant decline since then.

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