PHOTOS Coronavirus cases in Belgium top 40,000, death toll nears 6,000

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Coronavirus cases in Belgium top 40,000, death toll nears 6,000

Xinhua

15:35, April 22, 2020

A poster to remind people to stay safe is seen at a bus stop in Brussels, Belgium, April 21, 2020. Belgium reported 973 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the cumulative number of confirmed cases from 39,983 to 40,956 by Tuesday morning, according to fresh figures from the public health institute Sciensano. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

A man does exercise at a park in Brussels, Belgium, April 21, 2020. Belgium reported 973 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the cumulative number of confirmed cases from 39,983 to 40,956 by Tuesday morning, according to fresh figures from the public health institute Sciensano. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Signs are put on the seats on a bus to prevent people from sitting close to each other in Brussels, Belgium, April 21, 2020. Belgium reported 973 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the cumulative number of confirmed cases from 39,983 to 40,956 by Tuesday morning, according to fresh figures from the public health institute Sciensano. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

A woman rides on the Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium, April 21, 2020. Belgium reported 973 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the cumulative number of confirmed cases from 39,983 to 40,956 by Tuesday morning, according to fresh figures from the public health institute Sciensano. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

A woman sits on the bench of a closed restaurant at the Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium, April 21, 2020. Belgium reported 973 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the cumulative number of confirmed cases from 39,983 to 40,956 by Tuesday morning, according to fresh figures from the public health institute Sciensano. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

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