On Monday 6 December 2021, Luxembourg's Ministry of Health reported 105 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections; there have been 885 fatalities (five new deaths over the weekend) resulting from the virus to date.
105 Luxembourg residents tested positive on Monday from a total of 939 tests carried out the day before, representing 16.54 people per 100,000 inhabitants. The positivity rate was 11.18%. Wednesday 18 November 2020 marked the record daily high of 891 new cases.
The average daily increase (over a 7-day period) is currently 267.00.
A total of 70 people are in hospital with the virus, including 22 patients in intensive care.
There are currently 5,098 active infections known, whilst a total of 85,726 people have recovered from the virus to date. The effective reproduction rate in Luxembourg stands at 1.02.
A total of 936,634 vaccinations have been carried out in Luxembourg to date (449,348 first doses, 392,878 second doses, 94,408 additional doses). A total of 433,307 people are now fully vaccinated.
From 6 December 2021, the Ministry of Health is including the incidence rates of new infections by vaccination status in its daily reports. These new infections only affect people who return a positive PCR test. On Monday, the incidence rate for unvaccinated individuals was reported as 24.44; for vaccinated individuals, this was 12.56.
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.