COVID-19 pandemic in Luxembourg

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COVID-19 pandemic in Luxembourg
COVID-19 Outbreak Cases in Luxembourg.svg
As of 21 March, all regions have confirmed coronavirus cases (red)
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationLuxembourg
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseLuxembourg City
Arrival date29 February 2020
(1 year, 3 months, 2 weeks and 3 days)
Confirmed cases70,406[1]
Active cases645[1]
Recovered68,943 [1]
Deaths
818,818[1]
Government website
gouvernement.lu/coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Luxembourg on 29 February 2020. As of 11 June 2021, there are 70406 confirmed cases, with 818,818 deaths, and 68943 recoveries in Luxembourg.[1]

On 29 February the Ministry of Health of Luxembourg confirmed the first case of the coronavirus in the country.[2][3] The patient was a man in his forties who had returned from Italy via Charleroi, Belgium.[4][5]

On 13 March, Minister for Health Paulette Lenert, Minister for Mobility François Bausch, and Minister for Family Affairs Corinne Cahen held a press conference to confirm another 8 cases and Luxembourg's first death, which was a 94-year-old who had been in critical condition.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Coronavirus: COVID-19". The Luxembourg Government Ministry of Health. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  2. "Tracking coronavirus: Map, data and timeline". BNO News. 26 February 2020. Retrieved 2020-03-01.
  3. Twitter
  4. RTL Today - Man quarantined in CHL: First case of coronavirus confirmed in Luxembourg, Charleroi Airport increasing precautionary measures
  5. "First coronavirus case confirmed in Luxembourg". luxtimes.lu. Retrieved 2020-03-08.
  6. "Livestream around 6 pm - rolling updates: Government to hold another coronavirus press briefing - Luxembourg records first coronavirus death". today.rtl.lu. Retrieved 2020-03-13.