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)
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseLuxembourg City
Arrival date29 February 2020
(4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)
Confirmed cases3,904[1]
Active cases172[1]
Government website

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Luxembourg on 29 February 2020. As of 13 May 2020, there are 3,904 confirmed cases, with 103 deaths, and 3,629 recoveries in Luxembourg.[1][2]

On 29 February the Ministry of Health of Luxembourg confirmed the first case of the coronavirus in the country.[3][4] The patient was a man in his forties who had returned from Italy via Charleroi, Belgium.[5][6]

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.[7]

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 May 2020.
  2. "Coronavirus Update (Live): 645,956 Cases and 29,979 Deaths from COVID-19 Virus Outbreak - Worldometer". Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  3. "Tracking coronavirus: Map, data and timeline". BNO News. 26 February 2020. Retrieved 2020-03-01.
  4. Twitter
  5. RTL Today - Man quarantined in CHL: First case of coronavirus confirmed in Luxembourg, Charleroi Airport increasing precautionary measures
  6. "First coronavirus case confirmed in Luxembourg". Retrieved 2020-03-08.
  7. "Livestream around 6 pm - rolling updates: Government to hold another coronavirus press briefing - Luxembourg records first coronavirus death". Retrieved 2020-03-13.