On Thursday 21 October 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 131 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 842 fatalities (no new deaths since Wednesday) resulting from the virus to date.
131 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Thursday from a total of 2,600 tests carried out the day before, representing 20.64 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 5.04%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 84.00.
A total of 21 people are in hospital with the virus, including five patients in intensive care.
There are currently 1,607 active infections known, whilst a total of 78,013 people have recovered from the virus to dateThe effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.17.
A total of 801,929 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (427,328 first doses, 374,601 second doses). A total of 413,637 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).