COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 27 October 2021

Epidemiological course,Appenzell Ausserrhoden

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, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 15.02.2021 to 26.10.2021, Per 100 000 inhabitants

The graph 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 78 680,75 6 852 586 7,2% 2,5%
Switzerland 78 507,83 6 806 864 7,2% 2,5%
Liechtenstein 117 070,80 45 722 2,7% 0,6%
Aargau 65 063,42 451 587 10% 2,2%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 54 750,58 30 282 12,1% 3,1%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 97 342,42 15 860 8,8% 4,6%
Basel-⁠Land 102 865,60 299 307 5,9% 0,7%
Basel-⁠Stadt 129 184,44 254 151 4,3% 0,8%
Bern 66 955,67 698 436 6,3% 1,9%
Fribourg 71 726,53 233 467 7,2% 2,6%
Geneva 113 039,97 572 370 6% 3,1%
Glarus 76 994,44 31 453 8,9% 4,2%
Grisons 109 458,46 219 022 3,9% 3,3%
Jura 49 757,83 36 676 10,1% 6,2%
Lucerne 60 467,83 251 756 11,9% 2%
Neuchâtel 73 432,29 129 163 6,8% 3,8%
Nidwalden 98 892,46 43 038 4,5% 3,3%
Obwalden 79 143,49 30 160 12,3% 4%
Schaffhausen 62 587,99 52 015 10,4% 2,5%
Schwyz 63 082,69 102 293 10,2% 3,4%
Solothurn 95 345,67 264 548 8,1% 1,3%
St. Gallen 56 590,81 291 162 11,6% 3,9%
Thurgau 58 996,36 166 906 10% 3,1%
Ticino 67 984,76 238 617 6,3% 2%
Uri 199 845,19 73 581 4,2% 1,4%
Valais 76 255,87 265 754 7,6% 2,6%
Vaud 87 594,17 713 684 5,8% 4,1%
Zug 124 543,07 160 404 5% 1,3%
Zurich 76 036,73 1 181 172 7,8% 2,6%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 15.02.2021 to 26.10.2021, 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
7-⁠day average (Switzerland and Liechtenstein)

Tests per 100 000 inhabitants

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Development over time: share of positive tests

Share of positive tests, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 15.02.2021 to 26.10.2021

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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, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 15.02.2021 to 17.10.2021, 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
50,746474,96
Distribution by gender
Male
Unknown
Female
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