The number of people having tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Luxembourg stands at 3,992 (up 2 from Saturday), including 110 fatalities (up 1 from Saturday) resulting from the virus, as of early evening on Sunday 24 May 2020.
Of those people having tested positive for coronavirus to date, 3,230 are residents and 762 are non-residents. The average age of those testing positive is 46, with the ratio of men to women being 51.28% / 48.72%, while the median age of the victims (excluding one patient from the Grand Est) who lost their lives to the virus is 84 (average age: 84). The number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 is 43; this figure includes seven patients (excluding those transferred from the Grand Est) in intensive care. Nevertheless, 915 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 67,729 tests (53,378 on residents, 14,351 on non-residents); currently there are 115 people known to be infected while 3,767 have reportedly recovered from COVID-19.
As a reminder, the COVID-19 national hotline is tel.: 8002-8080; the hotline for calls made outside Luxembourg is tel.: 497-719200. Luxembourg is starting a nationwide testing programme from Tuesday 26 May during which it hopes to achieve 10,000 tests/day.
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.