Information on the current situation, as of 24 January 2023
Following the changes to testing cost strategy with effect from 1 January 2023, numerous indicators are now only presented in weekly form. In a further modification, deaths are now only shown at the Switzerland and Liechtenstein level, for data protection reasons.
Development over time by main cause of death
Laboratory-confirmed deaths, Zug, 24.02.2020 to 01.01.2023
We have been collecting the information since the beginning of September 2022. The information on the cause of death is mainly based on the clinical diagnosis that doctors record on the clinical notification. Even if COVID-19 was not the primary reason on the cause of death, a connection with COVID-19 cannot be ruled out.
«COVID-19»: Patients for whom the primary cause of death was COVID-19.
«Others»: Patients for whom COVID-19 was a concomitant disease and not the main cause of death.
«Unknown»: Patients for whom the primary cause of death was not reported or its unknown whether COVID-19 was the main cause of death.
The graph shows the development of deaths until 31 December 2022. From 1 Januar 2023, deaths are only shown at the Switzerland and Liechtenstein level, for data protection reasons.
Per 100 000 inhabitants