On Wednesday 24 November 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 556 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 862 fatalities (no new deaths reported since 18 November) resulting from the virus to date.
556 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Wednesday from a total of 4,780 tests carried out the day before, representing 87.60 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 11.64%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 197.86.
A total of 48 people are in hospital with the virus, including eleven patients in intensive care.
There are currently 3,816 active infections known, whilst a total of 82,674 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.11.
A total of 885,124 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (444,472 first doses, 386,639 second doses, 54,013 additional doses). A total of 426,659 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).