On Sunday 24 January 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 123 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 564 fatalities (two new deaths since Saturday 23 January 2021) resulting from the virus to date.
123 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Sunday from a total of 7,769 tests carried out the day before, representing 19.65 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.58%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 121.57.
A total of 73 people are in hospital with the virus, including 15 patients in intensive care.
As per figures from Thursday 21 January 2021, there are currently 2,220 active infections known, whilst a total of 46,656 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.98.
To date, a total of 6,897 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg; 704 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine (zero individuals received their second dose) on Thursday 21 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).