On Wednesday 20 October 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 246 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 842 fatalities (two new deaths since Tuesday) resulting from the virus to date.
246 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Wednesday from a total of 3,286 tests carried out the day before, representing 38.76 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 7.49%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 88.86.
A total of 23 people are in hospital with the virus, including seven patients in intensive care.
There are currently 1,637 active infections known, whilst a total of 77,852 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.06.
A total of 800,633 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (426,349 first doses, 374,284 second doses). A total of 413,233 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).