On Friday 18 June 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported thirteen new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 818 fatalities (no new deaths since 1 June 2021) resulting from the virus to date.
Thirteen Luxembourg residents tested positive on Friday from a total of 6,996 tests carried out the day before, representing 2.05 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 0.19%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 10.29.
A total of nine people are in hospital with the virus, including one patient in intensive care.
As per figures from Thursday 17 June 2021, there are currently 404 active infections known, whilst a total of 69,294 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.57.
A total of 468,346 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (283,338 first doses, 185,008 second doses); 5,238 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 2,552 received their second dose on Thursday.
In view of the positive evolution of the health situation, the Health Ministry no longer communicates data relating to COVID-19 on weekends.
The above graph shows the evolution of the spread of coronavirus in the Grand Duchy on a daily basis since 1 March 2020, 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).