7 June 2021: I received my first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine on 14 May, and I must wait for my second dose of the vaccine until 6 August (12 weeks). Previously it was decided that people that were given their first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine after 31 May will receive their second dose of the vaccine 8 weeks later. One of the reasons for initially setting the interval between the first and second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine at 12 weeks were fears that insufficient supplies of the vaccine would be available. Since 862,400 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine are expected during the first three weeks of July this should no longer be an issue. Therefore, I’m hoping that my waiting time will be shortened and that I’ll get my second jab in the first half of July. Let’s cross fingers… Meanwhile, the corona figures show further significant falls. There are currently 979 COVID-19 patients being cared for in Belgian hospitals; of those hospitalised 336 are on intensive care wards. The last time that the number of COVID-19 patients in Belgian hospitals was under 1,000 was exactly 8 months ago on 6 October 2020. During the week from 28 to 3 June an average of 1,474 people in Belgium tested positive for the coronavirus. This is 20% down on the figures for the previous week. The positivity rate dropped to 0.41 and the reproductive rate continues to stand at 0.87. Last, the figures on the vaccination campaign show that a new milestone was reached on Saturday 5 June. More than 5 million people in Belgium have received at least 1 dose of coronavirus vaccine – Ghent, Belgium.
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Now: Non-Executive Director in the Healthcare Industry based in Ghent. A travel buff with a passion for photography, photography books, Leica, wine and Asian food. Last but not least: proud grandfather of William, Nicholas and Mateo.
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