Luxembourg's Ministry of Health has reported 78 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections from 7,072 tests carried out on residents on Tuesday; there have been 124 fatalities (no change since 17 August) resulting from the virus to date.
The total number of Luxembourg residents having tested positive for coronavirus stands at 8,509 as of early evening on Wednesday 30 September 2020.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) in cases is now 59.14.
The number of people currently hospitalised with COVID-19 is 30, with five patients in intensive care. At present, there are 1,211 active infections known, whilst a total of 7,174 people have recovered from the virus.
The effective reproductive number in Luxembourg is currently 0.80.
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.
Since 24 August 2020, the Ministry of Health's published figures only include resident infection numbers, as opposed to earlier figures which included both residents and non-residents (i.e. cross-border workers).