On Thursday 14 January 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 114 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 545 fatalities (three more deaths since Wednesday) resulting from the virus to date.
114 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Thursday from a total of 8,875 tests carried out the day before, representing 18.21 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.28%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
91 people are in hospital with the virus, including 23 patients in intensive care. There are currently 2,492 active infections known, whilst a total of 45,449 people have recovered from the virus to date.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 126.86. One week ago this figure was 141.14 and two weeks ago it was 161.00.
The effective reproductive number in Luxembourg stands at 0.87.
To date, a total of 2,871 people have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Luxembourg; 499 vaccinations were carried out on Wednesday 13 January 2021.
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).