On Tuesday 20 April 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 175 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 786 fatalities (no new deaths since Monday) resulting from the virus to date.
175 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Tuesday from a total of 9,310 tests carried out the day before, representing 27.95 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.88%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 156.57. The lowest (since the most recent wave started mid-October) was 113.00 on 19 January.
A total of 121 people are in hospital with the virus, including 38 patients (with one coming from the Grand Est in France) in intensive care.
As per figures from Monday 19 April 2021, there are currently 2,939 active infections known, whilst a total of 61,594 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.95.
As of Monday, a total of 165,515 vaccinations had been carried out in Luxembourg (119,259 first doses, 46,256 second doses); 1,141 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 283 received their second dose on Monday.
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).