On Wednesday 27 October 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 239 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 843 fatalities (one new death since Tuesday) resulting from the virus to date.
239 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Wednesday from a total of 3,745 tests carried out the day before, representing 37.65 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 6.39%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 97.71.
A total of 37 people are in hospital with the virus, including nine patients in intensive care.
There are currently 1,935 active infections known, whilst a total of 78,535 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.15.
A total of 808,801 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (430,968 first doses, 377,833 second doses). A total of 415,448 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).