On Tuesday 20 July 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 89 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 821 fatalities (no new deaths since Monday) resulting from the virus to date.
89 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Tuesday from a total of 7,399 tests carried out the day before, representing 14.02 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.20%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 66.29.
A total of nineteen people are in hospital with the virus, including six patients in intensive care.
As per figures from Monday 19 July 2021, there are currently 1,578 active infections known, whilst a total of 70,675 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.92.
A total of 659,868 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (387,004 first doses, 272,864 second doses); 1,286 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 4,798 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, 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).