On Sunday 21 February 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 170 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 625 fatalities (two new deaths since Saturday) resulting from the virus to date.
170 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Sunday from a total of 7,849 tests carried out the day before, representing 27.15 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 2.17%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 181.29. The lowest (since the most recent wave started mid-October) was 113.00 on 19 January.
A total of 74 people are in hospital with the virus, including thirteen patients in intensive care.
As per figures from Thursday 18 February 2021, there are currently 2,774 active infections known, whilst a total of 50,386 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.04.
As of Thursday, a total of 28,933 vaccinations had been carried out in Luxembourg; 1,249 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 566 received their second dose on Thursday.
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).