The number of people having tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Luxembourg stands at 4,650 (up 47 from Tuesday), including 110 fatalities (unchanged) resulting from the virus, as of early evening on Wednesday 8 July 2020.
While there have been no COVID-19 fatalities in Luxembourg since 24 May, the average daily increase (over a 7-day period) in cases is now 43.57 since restrictions have started to be eased.
Of those people having tested positive for coronavirus to date, 3,793 are residents and 857 are non-residents. The average age of those testing positive is 44, with the ratio of men to women being 52.07% / 47.93%, while both the median and average age of the victims who lost their lives to the virus is 84. The rate of positive tests stands at 0.65%.
The number of people currently hospitalised with COVID-19 is 23, with only one patient in intensive care. 962 individuals have been discharged from hospital (including certain short-term stays).
Since the beginning of the crisis, Luxembourg has carried out 246,856 tests including 196,100 on residents and 50,756 on non-residents; currently there are 468 people known to be infected while 4,072 have reportedly recovered from COVID-19. The effective reproductive number in Luxembourg is currently 1.05.
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.