On Monday 2 August 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported five new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 822 fatalities (no new deaths since 26 July) resulting from the virus to date.
Five Luxembourg residents tested positive on Monday from a total of 295 tests carried out the day before, representing 0.79 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.69%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 46.00.
A total of 25 people are in hospital with the virus, including seven patients in intensive care.
As per figures from Sunday 1 August 2021, there were 957 active infections known, whilst a total of 72,211 people had recovered from the virus. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.81.
A total of 710,512 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (393,779 first doses, 316,733 second doses). 349,734 individuals are now fully vaccinated.
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).