On Friday 17 September 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 91 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 834 fatalities (no new deaths since 10 September) resulting from the virus to date.
91 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Friday from a total of 4,295 tests carried out the day before, representing 14.34 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 2.12%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 56.43.
A total of 25 people are in hospital with the virus, including nine patients in intensive care.
There are currently 1,146 active infections known, whilst a total of 75,209 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.02.
A total of 777,109 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (414,505 first doses, 362,604 second doses). A total of 399,522 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).