The number of people having tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Luxembourg stands at 3,945 (up fifteen from Saturday), including 107 fatalities (up three from Friday) resulting from the virus, as of early evening on Sunday 17 May 2020.
Of those people having tested positive for coronavirus to date, 3,185 are residents and 760 are non-residents. The average age of those testing positive is 46, with the ratio of men to women being 51.27% / 48.73%, while the median age of the victims (excluding one patient from the Grand Est) who lost their lives to the virus is 85 (average age: 84). The number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 is 65; this figure includes 14 patients (excluding those transferred from the Grand Est) in intensive care. Nevertheless, 900 have been discharged from hospital (including certain short-term stays). The reproduction rate (Rt) of the virus stands at 0.997.
Since the beginning of the crisis, Luxembourg has carried out a total of 62,153 tests (48,168 on residents, 13,985 on non-residents); currently there are 136 people known to be infected while 3,702 have reportedly recovered from COVID-19. Large-scale population testing is set to commence next week, from Monday 18 May 2020.
As a reminder, the COVID-19 national hotline is tel: 8002-8080; the hotline for calls made outside Luxembourg is tel: 497-719200.
The above graph shows the evolution of the spread of coronavirus in the Grand Duchy on a daily basis since 1 March 2020, with the orange line showing the daily numbers averaged over the past week; the graph below shows the total figures (cumulative) over the same period.