During the week of October 11 to 17, 786 new coronavirus infections were counted, 111 more than the previous week.
While three new deaths are to be deplored since Monday and that Covid-19 infections are experiencing a rebound at the beginning of the week, the authorities published this Wednesday the new weekly report of the Covid situation in Luxembourg. Figures refer to the week of October 11-17.
Among the 786 new infections, the incidence rate for the unvaccinated is 222 cases per 100,000 population. For people with a complete vaccination schedule, the rate is 66. This is the first time that the Ministry of Health has expressed these data by the incidence rate and no longer by percentage.
A scenario 4 is reported last week in a cycle 1 class of the Brill fundamental school in Dudelange, where nine students and a teacher tested positive.
15 Covid patients were hospitalized in normal care during the week of October 11 to 17. Ten of them were not not vaccinated. On the four patients in care intensifies during the same period, of them were not not vaccinated. The situation is described as stable in hospitals. The average age of patients has increased from 57 to 67 years.
Two deaths linked to Covid were recorded last week.
The incidence rate increased from 106 to 124 cases per 100,000 population over seven days. The largest increase was observed in the 0-14 age group. The effective reproduction rate increased from 1 to 1.22.
During the week of October 11 to 17, 1,542 people were in isolation and 3,391 in quarantine.
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