Belgium holds off on further easing steps as COVID cases turn higher

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Belgium postponed a further easing of rules on social gatherings on Wednesday after an uptick in the number of coronavirus infections, and the prime minister said she could not rule out the reintroduction of lockdowns in areas worst affected.

Sophie Wilmes told a news conference that the reproduction rate of COVID-19 infections had risen above 1 once more, indicating that the virus was again spreading exponentially in the country.

“This means that the epidemic is getting worse, gaining strength, even if it is still limited right now,” she told a...


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