The number of people having tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Luxembourg stands at 6,375 (up 38 from Monday; 32 residents and six non-residents), including 113 fatalities (one more than the day before) resulting from the virus, as of early evening on Tuesday 28 July 2020.
While there have just been three COVID-19 fatalities in Luxembourg since 24 May, the average daily increase (over a 7-day period) in cases is now 88.57 since restrictions have started to be eased.
Of those people having tested positive for coronavirus to date, 5,206 are residents and 1,169 are non-residents. The average age of those testing positive is 42, with the ratio of men to women being 52% / 48%, while the median age of the victims who lost their lives to the virus is 85 (average age: 84).
The number of people currently hospitalised with COVID-19 is 55, with five patients in intensive care. 1,019 individuals have been discharged from hospital (including certain short-term stays).
Since the beginning of the crisis, Luxembourg has carried out 410,443 tests including 330,035 on residents and 80,408 on non-residents; on Monday 27 July 2020, 16,964 tests were carried out. Currently there are 1,407 people known to be infected while 4,855 have reportedly recovered from COVID-19. The effective reproductive number in Luxembourg is currently 1.03.
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.