On Wednesday 4 August 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 101 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 824 fatalities (two new deaths since Tuesday) resulting from the virus to date.
101 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Wednesday from a total of 5,183 tests carried out the day before, representing 15.91 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.95%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 40.29.
A total of 26 people are in hospital with the virus, including five patients in intensive care.
As per figures from Tuesday 3 August 2021, there are currently 1,014 active infections known, whilst a total of 72,306 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproductive rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.83.
A total of 717,418 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (394,669 first doses, 322,749 second doses); 299 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine and 1,968 received their second dose on Tuesday. 355,891 people 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.