On Friday 30 July 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 54 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 822 fatalities (no new deaths since Monday) resulting from the virus to date.
54 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Friday from a total of 9,128 tests carried out the day before, representing 8.51 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 0.59%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 45.86.
A total of 22 people are in hospital with the virus, including five patients in intensive care.
As per figures from Thursday 29 July 2021, there are currently 1,181 active infections known, whilst a total of 71,867 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.84.
A total of 702,091 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (392,467 first doses, 309,624 second doses); 662 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 3,109 received their second dose on Thursday. A total of 342,346 people are now fully vaccinated.
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).