On Wednesday 27 January 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 237 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 571 fatalities (one new death since Tuesday 26 January 2021) resulting from the virus to date.
237 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Wednesday from a total of 9,788 tests carried out the day before, representing 37.85 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 2.42%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 126.43.
A total of 70 people are in hospital with the virus, including 15 patients in intensive care.
As per figures from 26 January 2021, there are currently 2,216 active infections known, whilst a total of 47,302 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.05.
To date, a total of 9,525 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg; 969 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine (0 individuals received their second dose) on Tuesday 26 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).