COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 24 September 2021

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 07.48h

Difference to previous day1502
Total since 10.09.202123 881
Per 100 000 inhabitants276,25
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 07.48h

Difference to previous day59
Total since 10.09.2021523
Per 100 000 inhabitants6,05
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Hospitalisations by vaccination status Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 07.48h

Difference to previous day15
Total since 10.09.202173
Per 100 000 inhabitants0,84
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Deaths by vaccination status Detailed Information



Vaccine doses
Received vaccine dosesSource: AFLO – Status: 22.09.2021, 16.00h11 816 100
Vaccine doses delivered to cantons and FLSource: AFLO – Status: 22.09.2021, 16.00h9 860 100
Administered vaccine dosesSource: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 12.18h10 312 971
Vaccinated peopleSource: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 12.18h
People with at least one dose63,29%
Fully vaccinated people54,57%
Partially vaccinated people8,72%
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Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 08.15h

Intensive care units, Switzerland
Occupancy of intensive care units by COVID-⁠19 patients 15-⁠day average as of 16.09.2021258,47
Total occupancy75,10%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients23,90%
Total hospital capacity, Switzerland
Total occupancy82,50%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients3,00%
15-⁠day average
Free beds

Number of beds and occupancy in intensive care units

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Relevant virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 07.48h

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

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 12.09.20210,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 12.09.20210,0%
B.1.617.2, all subvariants AY – Delta7-⁠day average from 12.09.2021100,0%
C.37 – Lambda7-⁠day average from 12.09.20210,0%
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 07.48h

Difference to previous day39 473
Total since 10.09.2021503 460
PCR tests265 813
Rapid antigen tests237 647
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests5823,86
Share of positive PCR tests9,5%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests1,4%
7-⁠day average
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Reproductive number Re

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 07.48h

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, 10.09.20210,82
Average of the last 7 Re values0,84
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Certificates issued, Switzerland

Source: FOITT – Status: 24.09.2021, 10.17h

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 23.09.202130 193
Issued to date6 129 834
Recovered people
Issued on 23.09.20212723
Issued to date245 130
Negatively tested people
Issued on 23.09.202197 057
Issued to date3 954 895

Contact tracing

Source: FOPH – Status: 24.09.2021, 07.48h

Updates are carried out on Wednesdays and Fridays at minimum. Data is available for 19 cantons and for the Principality of Liechtenstein.
In isolationPeople who have tested positive for coronavirus13 089
In quarantinePeople who have had contact with infected people13 531
Additionally in quarantinePeople who have entered Switzerland from high-⁠risk countries-