Data compiled from Luxembourg's Ministry of Health weekly reports show 21,736 new COVID-19 (coronavirus) infections in past four weeks, between 13 December 2021 and 9 January 2022, equivalent to 3.5% of the total resident population.

In total 116,040 SARS-CoV-2 positive cases have been recorded in Luxembourg as of Sunday 9 January 2022 since the virus was first detected in early 2020 representing 18.5% or nearly every one-in-five residents had contracted the virus at least once.

Of the 116,040 cases, age-groups for 110,792 residents is available (from last 75 weeks, see graph above).

The new cases in the past four weeks have been particularly driven by younger population, with 4.9% of the ten to nineteen year age-group contracting the virus, highest amongst all the age-groups.

The 80 years or older population were least affected by the current wave with only 0.8% testing positive in last four weeks.

As of Wednesday 12 January 2022, 5,950 individuals of age less than 20 years were 'active cases', i.e. people who remain in isolation or quarantine post-PCR confirmation of SARS-CoV-2, representing 32% of all active cases (18,710).