Luxembourg's Ministry of National Education, Children and Youth has provided details on the evolution of the COVID-19 situation in schools across Luxembourg for the week between 3-9 May 2021.
The figures for students and teachers who tested positive for COVID-19 relate to all public and private primary and secondary schools and competence centres in specialised psycho-pedagogy located across the Grand Duchy.
During the week of 3 to 9 May 2021:
There was a slight decrease (-14) in the number of positive cases compared to the previous week; the total number of cases fell from 311 to 297.
- 251 positive cases corresponding to scenario 1 were counted in 66 primary schools, 38 secondary schools and two competence centres (scenario 1: pupil or teacher infected outside the school without there being a spread of the virus at school).
- 31 positive cases corresponding to scenario 2 were observed in 10 primary schools and 11 secondary schools (scenario 2: two positive cases in a class with an uncertain source of infection or probably outside the class).
- 11 positive cases corresponding to scenario 3 were identified in four primary schools and two secondary schools (scenario 3: three to five positive cases in a class).
- A scenario 4 with four positive cases appeared that week (scenario 4: several classes concerned or a class with more than five cases).
During week 16 (19 to 25 April 2021), the Lycée Vauban had already experienced a scenario 4, with six students in final classes having tested positive. In week 18, four second grade students tested positive.