COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 6 December 2022

The key figures will be published each Tuesday at 15:30.

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. Recently, the time frame desired can be selected with the slider below the graph.

Geographical distribution

Number of tests, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 22.11.2022 to 05.12.2022

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 1511,78 132 702 22,9% 14%
Switzerland 1513,61 132 271 23,3% 14%
Liechtenstein 1103,57 431 18,2% 8%
Aargau 1362,28 9578 27,5% 14,2%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 595,48 331 31,1% 12,8%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 623,47 102 26,3% 13,5%
Basel-⁠Land 3582,10 10 489 14,7% 6,2%
Basel-⁠Stadt 2975,98 5834 16% 8,6%
Bern 1477,94 15 481 22,1% 11,8%
Fribourg 1104,28 3642 28,2% 11,5%
Geneva 1727,16 8799 20,3% 12,4%
Glarus 898,28 370 22% 12,8%
Grisons 1062,19 2139 18,8% 16,2%
Jura 1302,20 961 29,1% 16,4%
Lucerne 870,04 3657 30% 16,4%
Neuchâtel 1533,78 2702 24,8% 18,8%
Nidwalden 815,60 358 20,4% 17,4%
Obwalden 819,57 315 30,4% 11,3%
Schaffhausen 1309,60 1100 29,3% 15,6%
Schwyz 838,17 1372 26,7% 18,3%
Solothurn 2065,34 5788 21,9% 9,2%
St. Gallen 752,44 3907 29% 18,6%
Thurgau 957,81 2739 28% 13%
Ticino 2462,09 8671 24,2% 21,6%
Uri 350,91 130 10,4% 4,9%
Valais 1037,35 3664 26,6% 12,3%
Vaud 1685,00 13 867 22,8% 18,9%
Zug 981,61 1274 22,7% 5,6%
Zurich 1597,85 25 001 23,8% 15%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 24.02.2020 to 05.12.2022

The graph shows the number of tests in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
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)
No data

Tests per 100 000 inhabitants

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Development over time: share of positive tests

Share of positive tests, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 24.02.2020 to 05.12.2022

The graph 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 tests
Share of positive rapid antigen tests

Share of positive tests

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Demography

Number of tests, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, 24.02.2020 to 27.11.2022

The graph shows the number of tests in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
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
01589,88
No tests
No data

Total population

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