COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 20 September 2021

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 07.47h

Difference to Friday4032
Total since 06.09.202130 518
Per 100 000 inhabitants353,02
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 07.47h

Difference to Friday102
Total since 06.09.2021530
Per 100 000 inhabitants6,13
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Hospitalisations by vaccination status Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 07.47h

Difference to Friday15
Total since 06.09.202177
Per 100 000 inhabitants0,89
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Deaths by vaccination status Detailed Information



Vaccine doses
Received vaccine dosesSource: AFLO – Status: 19.09.2021, 16.00h11 687 400
Vaccine doses delivered to cantons and FLSource: AFLO – Status: 19.09.2021, 16.00h9 696 300
Administered vaccine dosesSource: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 10.36h10 175 832
Vaccinated peopleSource: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 10.36h
People with at least one dose61,82%
Fully vaccinated people53,62%
Partially vaccinated people8,19%
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Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 07.58h

Intensive care units, Switzerland
Occupancy of intensive care units by COVID-⁠19 patients 15-⁠day average as of 12.09.2021278,4
Total occupancy77,20%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients30,70%
Total hospital capacity, Switzerland
Total occupancy76,20%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients3,20%
15-⁠day average
Free beds

Number of beds and occupancy in intensive care units

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Relevant virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 07.47h

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

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 09.09.20210,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 09.09.20210,0%
B.1.617.2, all subvariants AY – Delta7-⁠day average from 09.09.2021100,0%
C.37 – Lambda7-⁠day average from 09.09.20210,0%
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 07.47h

Difference to Friday108 695
Total since 06.09.2021497 687
PCR tests285 149
Rapid antigen tests212 538
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests5757,08
Share of positive PCR tests11,2%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests2%
7-⁠day average
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Reproductive number Re

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 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, 09.09.20210,86
Average of the last 7 Re values0,88
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Certificates issued, Switzerland

Source: FOITT – Status: 20.09.2021, 10.11h

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 19.09.20217048
Issued to date6 013 959
Recovered people
Issued on 19.09.20211980
Issued to date233 139
Negatively tested people
Issued on 19.09.202138 664
Issued to date3 635 613

Contact tracing

Source: FOPH – Status: 20.09.2021, 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 coronavirus17 946
In quarantinePeople who have had contact with infected people18 221
Additionally in quarantinePeople who have entered Switzerland from high-⁠risk countries-