COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 27 October 2021

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 07.51h

Difference to previous day1846
Total since 13.10.202115 962
Per 100 000 inhabitants183,27
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 07.51h

Difference to previous day45
Total since 13.10.2021245
Per 100 000 inhabitants2,81
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Hospitalisations by vaccination status Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 07.51h

Difference to previous day4
Total since 13.10.202152
Per 100 000 inhabitants0,6
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Deaths by vaccination status Detailed Information



Vaccine doses
Received vaccine dosesSource: AFLO – Status: 22.10.2021, 16.00h13 297 425
Administered vaccine dosesSource: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 08.03h11 060 641
Vaccinated peopleSource: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 08.03h
People with at least one dose65,77%
Partially vaccinated people2,60%
Fully vaccinated people63,16%
Fully vaccinated from age 1271,87%
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Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 08.03h

Intensive care units, Switzerland
Occupancy of intensive care units by COVID-⁠19 patients 15-⁠day average as of 19.10.2021113,67
Total occupancy69,80%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients11,50%
Total hospital capacity, Switzerland
Total occupancy82,80%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients1,80%
15-⁠day average
Free beds

Number of beds and occupancy in intensive care units

Detailed Information

Relevant virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 07.51h

Estimated proportion of relevant virus variants in the 7-⁠day average.

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 16.10.20210,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 16.10.20210,0%
B.1.617.2, all subvariants AY – Delta7-⁠day average from 16.10.202199,5%
C.37 – Lambda7-⁠day average from 16.10.20210,0%
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 07.51h

Difference to previous day27 981
Total since 13.10.2021328 972
PCR tests209 491
Rapid antigen tests119 481
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests3777,23
Share of positive PCR tests7,8%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests2,1%
7-⁠day average
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Reproductive number Re

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 07.51h

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, 15.10.20211,24
Average of the last 7 Re values1,23
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Certificates issued, Switzerland

Source: FOITT – Status: 27.10.2021, 10.37h

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 26.10.202122 342
Issued to date7 007 847
Recovered people
Issued on 26.10.20211744
Issued to date304 165
Negatively tested people
Issued on 26.10.202151 455
Issued to date6 743 892

Contact tracing

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.10.2021, 07.51h

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 coronavirus9320
In quarantinePeople who have had contact with infected people6318
Additionally in quarantinePeople who have entered Switzerland from high-⁠risk countries-