COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 16 August 2022

The key figures will be published each Tuesday at 15:30.

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 09.08.202218 204
14-⁠day incidence from 10.08.2022Total per 100 000 inhabitants480,52
Total since 19.07.2022
Number of cases97 401
Per 100 000 inhabitants1118,35
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
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Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 09.08.2022200
14-⁠day incidence from 10.08.2022Total per 100 000 inhabitants4,87
Total since 19.07.2022
Number of hospitalisations946
Per 100 000 inhabitants10,86
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Hospitalisations by vaccination status Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 09.08.202214
14-⁠day incidence from 10.08.2022Total per 100 000 inhabitants0,48
Total since 19.07.2022
Number of deaths89
Per 100 000 inhabitants1,02
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Deaths by vaccination status Detailed Information

Viral load in wastewater

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 08.00h

Relative viral loadNumber of treatment plantsProportion of treatment plants
0-⁠20% 8181,8%
20-⁠40% 1616,2%
40-⁠60% 22,0%
60-⁠80% 00,0%
80-⁠100% 00,0%
Total 99100,0%
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Vaccinated people

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 07.43h

Total population
People with at least one dose70,26%
Partially vaccinated0,98%
Fully vaccinated69,29%
With booster vaccination44,21%
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Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 09.12h

Intensive care units
Occupancy by COVID-⁠⁠19 patients15-⁠day average from 08.08.202242,13
Total occupancy73,00%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients4,80%
Total hospital capacity
Total occupancy77,60%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients3,40%
15-⁠day average
COVID-⁠19
Non-⁠COVID-⁠19
Free beds

Number of beds and occupancy in intensive care units

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Virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 10.48h

Following the lifting of the special situation, the monitoring of variants of the virus will be adapted. There will be fewer numbers of samples sequenced and reporting delays are to be expected.

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

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 23.07.20220,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 23.07.20220,0%
B.1.617.2, all subvariants AY – Delta7-⁠day average from 23.07.20220,6%
C.37 – Lambda7-⁠day average from 23.07.20220,0%
B.1.1.529 – Omicron7-⁠day average from 23.07.202299,4%
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 16.08.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 09.08.202256 299
Total since 19.07.2022277 105
PCR tests210 649
Rapid antigen tests66 456
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests3181,69
Share of positive PCR tests38,9%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests42%
7-⁠day average
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