The number of people having tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Luxembourg stands at 6,533 (up 158 from Tuesday), including 114 fatalities (one more than the day before) resulting from the virus, as of early evening on Wednesday 29 July 2020.
Whilst the Health Ministry reported 157 infections (138 residents and 19 non-residents) from a total of 9,819 tests carried out on Tuesday, an additional case has been included in today's overall figures (possibly detected from an earlier test, the result of which had not yet been known yesterday), bringing the total difference between Tuesday and Wednesday's figures to 158. The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) in cases is now 92.71.
Of those people having tested positive for coronavirus to date, 5,345 are residents and 1,188 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 59, with four patients in intensive care. 1,020 individuals have been discharged from hospital (including certain short-term stays).
Since the beginning of the crisis, Luxembourg has carried out 416,012 tests including 334,342 on residents and 81,670 on non-residents. Currently there are 1,460 people known to be infected while 4,959 have reportedly recovered from COVID-19. The effective reproductive number in Luxembourg is currently 0.92.
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.