On Thursday 16 September 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 102 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 834 fatalities (no new deaths since 10 September) resulting from the virus to date.
102 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Thursday from a total of 6,400 tests carried out the day before, representing 16.07 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 1.59%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 56.57.
A total of 27 people are in hospital with the virus, including nine patients in intensive care.
There are currently 1,128 active infections known, whilst a total of 75,136 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 0.94.
A total of 776,184 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (414,086 first doses, 362,098 second doses). A total of 398,970 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.
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).