COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 20 January 2022

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.47h

Difference to previous day39 807
Total since 06.01.2022365 159
Per 100 000 inhabitants4192,72
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.47h

Difference to previous day138
Total since 06.01.20221097
Per 100 000 inhabitants12,6
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Hospitalisations by vaccination status Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.47h

Difference to previous day13
Total since 06.01.2022179
Per 100 000 inhabitants2,06
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Deaths by vaccination status Detailed Information

Vaccinated people

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.22h

Total population
People with at least one dose69,70%
Partially vaccinated1,70%
Fully vaccinated68,00%
With booster vaccination35,99%
Ages 12+
Fully vaccinated77,37%
With booster vaccination40,95%
Ages 65+Status: 19.01.2022
Fully vaccinated90,67%
With booster vaccination71,96%
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Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 08.11h

Intensive care units, Switzerland
Occupancy of intensive care units by COVID-⁠19 patients 15-⁠day average as of 12.01.2022271,07
Total occupancy76,70%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients28,20%
Total hospital capacity, Switzerland
Total occupancy81,50%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients7,80%
15-⁠day average
Free beds

Number of beds and occupancy in intensive care units

Detailed Information

Virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.47h

Estimated share of the different virus variants, 7-⁠day average.

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 07.01.20220,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 07.01.20220,0%
B.1.617.2, all subvariants AY – Delta7-⁠day average from 07.01.202211,2%
C.37 – Lambda7-⁠day average from 07.01.20220,0%
B.1.1.529 – Omicron7-⁠day average from 07.01.202288,5%
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.47h

Difference to previous day108 896
Total since 06.01.20221 174 541
PCR tests963 296
Rapid antigen tests211 245
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests13 485,97
Share of positive PCR tests38,8%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests29,2%
7-⁠day average
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Reproductive number Re

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.47h

The effective reproductive number (Re) indicates how many people an infected person infects on average under the current conditions. If the number is less than 1, there will be fewer new infections. If the number is greater than 1, the virus is spreading more intensely. In order to curb the spread of the virus, the reproductive number must be less than 1.
Reproductive number Re Switzerland, 07.01.20221,11
Average of the last 7 Re values1,12
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Certificates issued, Switzerland

Source: FOITT – Status: 20.01.2022, 10.08h

The COVID certificate provides documentary evidence that someone has had a COVID-⁠19 vaccination, has had and recovered from the disease, or has tested negative.
Vaccinated people
Issued on 19.01.202259 733
Issued to date11 796 977
Recovered people
Issued on 19.01.202235 853
Issued to date1 281 969
Negatively tested people
Issued on 19.01.202259 011
Issued to date12 663 000

Contact tracing

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.01.2022, 07.47h

Updates are carried out on Wednesdays and Fridays at minimum. Data is available for 22 cantons and for the Principality of Liechtenstein.
In isolationPeople who have tested positive for coronavirus116 608
In quarantinePeople who have had contact with infected people47 260
Additionally in quarantinePeople who have entered Switzerland from high-⁠risk countries-