Coronavirus in Belgium – beyond the alarming statistics

Our Zuzana Stuchlíková analyzes in her latest blog COVID-19 situation in Belgium.

In recent weeks, Belgium has found itself in the spotlight of media worldwide, mainly due to alarming statistics – the number of COVID-19 victims per 100,000 inhabitants is the highest in the world. To date, more than 7,000 people have died of the disease, with a total of over 45,000 cases of new coronavirus. While Belgium’s way of counting coronavirus victims differs from the rest of Europe and the overall picture of coping with the pandemic is not nearly as bleak as in Italy or Spain, the situation is improving only very slowly. The planned easing of measures is thus still subject to change. So what do the numbers really say and how does the kingdom cope with the pandemic?

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Zuzana Stuchlíková
Associate Research Fellow

Expertise: Central Europe, EU Institutions

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