Belgium may need to return to full coronavirus lockdown
“We would then have to consider even more restrictive measures, which could resemble a lockdown like the one imposed in March and April,” Yves Van Laethem told La Derniere Heure.
Van Laethem, who addresses national news conferences on the coronavirus situation, said only an eventual vaccine or effective treatment would overcome the pandemic.
The country of 11 million people reported on Monday a daily average of 7,876 new infections in the week to Oct. 15, with an average 252 hospital admissions and 30 deaths. ■