On Monday 11 January 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 42 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 535 fatalities (two more deaths since Sunday) resulting from the virus to date.
42 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Monday from a total of 637 tests carried out the day before, representing 6.71 per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 6.59%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
92 people are in hospital with the virus, including 23 patients in intensive care. There are currently 2,647 active infections known, whilst a total of 44,845 people have recovered from the virus to date.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 148.00. One week ago this figure was 162.14 and two weeks ago it was 180.57.
The effective reproductive number in Luxembourg stands at 1.06.
The above graph shows the evolution of the spread of coronavirus in the Grand Duchy on a daily basis since 1 March 2020 (excluding 9 December, for which figures remain unknown), 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).