On Thursday 8 April 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 387 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 762 fatalities (no new deaths since Wednesday) resulting from the virus to date.
387 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Thursday from a total of 13,579 tests carried out the day before, representing 61.81 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 2.85%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 156.29. The lowest (since the most recent wave started mid-October) was 113.00 on 19 January.
A total of 140 people are in hospital with the virus, including 32 patients (with one coming from the Grand Est in France) in intensive care.
As per figures from Wednesday 7 April 2021, there are currently 3,544 active infections known, whilst a total of 58,874 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.63.
As of Wednesday, a total of 117,137 vaccinations had been carried out in Luxembourg (88,717 first doses, 28,420 second doses); 2,363 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 2,013 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).