Luxembourg's Ministry of Health has reported 227 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections from 8,646 tests carried out on residents on Thursday; there have been 133 fatalities (no change since Monday 12 October 2020) resulting from the virus to date.
The total number of Luxembourg residents having tested positive for coronavirus stands at 10,471 as of early evening on Friday 16 October 2020.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) in cases is now 158.71.
The number of people currently hospitalised with COVID-19 is 51, with four patients in intensive care. At present, there are 1,870 active infections known, whilst a total of 8,468 people have recovered from the virus.
The effective reproductive number in Luxembourg is currently 1.29.
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).