On Thursday 4 March 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 206 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 647 fatalities (four new deaths since Wednesday) resulting from the virus to date.
206 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Thursday from a total of 10,119 tests carried out the day before, representing 32.90 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 2.04%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 177.29. The lowest (since the most recent wave started mid-October) was 113.00 on 19 January.
A total of 108 people are in hospital with the virus, including 22 patients in intensive care.
As per figures from Wednesday 3 March 2021, there are currently 3,018 active infections known, whilst a total of 52,445 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.91.
As of Wednesday, a total of 42,118 vaccinations had been carried out in Luxembourg; 924 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 733 received their second dose on Wednesday.
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.