COVID-19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 15 January 2021

The Re values are also updated at weekends and on public holidays. We publish the current key figures for the other indicators from Monday to Friday (with the exception of public holidays)

Key figures,Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Tests and share of positive tests

The number of positive tests may be higher than the number of newly confirmed cases due to some people being tested more than once.
Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21.
PCR tests detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus’s genetic material whereas rapid antigen tests detect specific proteins. Both tests are done with a nose and throat swab.

Geographical distribution

Number of tests, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 08.06.2020 to 14.01.2021, per 100 000 inhabitants

The graphic shows the number of tests for the selected time frame.
Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Switzerland and Liechtenstein

41 100,16 tests / 100 000 inh.

Share of positive PCR tests: 14%

Share of positive rapid antigen tests: 13,5%

Tests per 100 000 inhabitants
23 43460 847
No tests
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Source: FOPH – Status: 15.01.2021, 07.50h

Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 08.06.2020 to 14.01.2021, per 100 000 inhabitants

The graphic shows the number of tests for the selected time frame.
Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Reported PCR tests
Reported rapid antigen tests
7-day average

Tests per 100 000 inhabitants

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Source: FOPH – Status: 15.01.2021, 07.50h

Development over time: share of positive tests

Share of positive tests, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 08.06.2020 to 14.01.2021

The graphic shows the share of positive tests for the selected time frame.
Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Share of positive PCR testsShare of positive rapid antigen tests

Share of positive tests

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Source: FOPH – Status: 15.01.2021, 07.50h

Demography

Number of tests, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 08.06.2020 to 10.01.2021, per 100 000 inhabitants

The graphic shows the number of tests for the selected time frame.
Please note: There is no data available by canton or age group for the laboratory tests conducted before week 21. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Distribution by age group
Tests per 100 000 inhabitants
1334336
No tests
Distribution by gender
Male
Female
Unknown
No tests
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Source: FOPH – Status: 15.01.2021, 07.50h