On Friday 26 November 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 335 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 866 fatalities (two new deaths since Thursday) resulting from the virus to date.
335 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Friday from a total of 4,399 tests carried out the day before, representing 52.78 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 7.62%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 220.29.
A total of 53 people are in hospital with the virus, including ten patients in intensive care.
There are currently 3,984 active infections known, whilst a total of 83,258 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.18.
A total of 895,374 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (445,230 first doses, 388,094 second doses, 62,050 additional doses). A total of 428,134 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).