While the cafes and restaurants are permitted to reopen their doors on Monday, the number of new infections with the coronavirus has increased. Is this a bad news ? The virologist Marc Van Ranst wants to be reassuring on VTM NEWS. “We are not worried for the moment. “

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The number of infections increased slightly this week : 70 new infections were reported on Wednesday, 82 on Thursday and 140 again yesterday. This Saturday, the counter is again 165 new infections. But don’t panic, there may be an effect, ” weekend “, said Van Ranst. After the weekend, the numbers are temporarily lower, because a lot of people do not also quickly to the doctor or to the hospital. The effect is compensated again later in the week, which means that the numbers are increasing during a certain period of time.