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We do not publish new data over the weekend.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

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.
Number of testsShare of positive tests
Per 100 000 inh.Absolute numbers PCR tests Rapid antigen tests
Switzerland and Liechtenstein 48 138,71 4 161 486 5,4% 2,9%
Switzerland 48 016,23 4 132 293 5,4% 2,9%
Liechtenstein 75 342,61 29 193 2,4% 0,4%
Aargau 38 476,19 263 887 7,2% 2,5%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 30 498,69 16 910 6,7% 3,3%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 72 048,61 11 620 3,9% 4%
Basel-⁠Land 50 261,17 145 490 4,7% 1,4%
Basel-⁠Stadt 65 706,38 128 682 3,9% 1%
Bern 36 906,26 383 631 4,8% 2,3%
Fribourg 41 465,21 133 428 5,3% 4%
Geneva 69 000,73 347 852 5,1% 4,2%
Glarus 41 079,08 16 674 5,9% 3%
Grisons 85 358,33 169 881 2,3% 2,9%
Jura 34 288,70 25 231 8,2% 5,8%
Lucerne 30 057,61 124 174 8,9% 3,3%
Neuchâtel 54 495,29 96 182 5,3% 3%
Nidwalden 37 716,71 16 251 5,9% 4,6%
Obwalden 41 312,94 15 670 8,4% 4,3%
Schaffhausen 37 326,95 30 738 7,4% 2,3%
Schwyz 37 487,54 60 160 6,8% 4%
Solothurn 43 867,14 120 743 6,5% 1,8%
St. Gallen 33 680,35 172 017 7,6% 3,9%
Thurgau 34 795,58 97 270 6,5% 2,9%
Ticino 50 116,79 176 156 5,8% 1,7%
Uri 111 715,66 41 003 4,5% 2,1%
Valais 48 842,78 168 764 6,2% 3,6%
Vaud 64 859,31 522 181 4,5% 3,8%
Zug 78 879,21 100 683 3,2% 2%
Zurich 48 530,31 747 015 5,6% 2,7%
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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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