COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 23 July 2021

We do not publish new data over the weekend.

Epidemiological course,Switzerland

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, 15.02.2021 to 22.07.2021, Per 100 000 inhabitants

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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
Tests / 100 000 inh.
48 016,23
Share of positive PCR tests
5,4%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests
2,9%
Tests per 100 000 inhabitants
30 057,61111 715,66
No tests
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Switzerland, 15.02.2021 to 22.07.2021, Per 100 000 inhabitants

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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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Development over time: share of positive tests

Share of positive tests, Switzerland, 15.02.2021 to 22.07.2021

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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 tests
Share of positive rapid antigen tests

Share of positive tests

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Demography

Number of tests, Switzerland, 15.02.2021 to 18.07.2021, Per 100 000 inhabitants

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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
454,274743,2
Distribution by gender
Male
Unknown
Female
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