On Friday 22 October 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 141 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 842 fatalities (no new deaths since Thursday) resulting from the virus to date.
141 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Friday from a total of 2,752 tests carried out the day before, representing 22.21 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 5.13%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 91.14.
A total of 22 people are in hospital with the virus, including five patients in intensive care.
There are currently 1,588 active infections known, whilst a total of 78,173 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.06.
A total of 802,808 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (427,924 first doses, 374,884 second doses). A total of 414,121 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).