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
(2 years, 8 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
Confirmed cases303,214[1]
Active cases3,587[1]
Recovered298,478 [1]
Government website

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Luxembourg on 29 February 2020. As of 2 November 2022, there are 303214 confirmed cases, with 1149 deaths, and 298478 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 2 November 2022.
  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". Retrieved 2020-03-08.
  6. "Livestream around 6 pm - rolling updates: Government to hold another coronavirus press briefing - Luxembourg records first coronavirus death". Retrieved 2020-03-13.