COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 21 March 2023

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

Epidemiological course,Basel-⁠Land

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 21/2020.
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. The time frame desired can be selected with the slider below the graph.

Geographical distribution

Number of tests, Basel-⁠Land, 27.02.2023 to 12.03.2023

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 21/2020. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since week 45/2020
Number of testsShare of positive tests
Per 100 000 inh.Absolute numbers PCR tests Rapid antigen tests
Switzerland and Liechtenstein 247,50 21 725 18,77% 31,88%
Switzerland 247,96 21 669 18,76% 31,78%
Liechtenstein 143,39 56 22,64% 100%
Aargau 199,55 1403 23,32% 18,75%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 124,13 69 14,89% 31,82%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 61,12 10 37,5% 0%
Basel-⁠Land 286,53 839 27,42% 36,36%
Basel-⁠Stadt 503,48 987 27,94% 56,67%
Bern 210,98 2210 18,43% 44,88%
Fribourg 133,71 441 11,37% 36,84%
Geneva 396,51 2020 12,12% 24,74%
Glarus 223,36 92 16,05% 27,27%
Grisons 276,10 556 18,8% 26,39%
Jura 291,34 215 19,34% 33,33%
Lucerne 184,38 775 16,64% 25%
Neuchâtel 237,84 419 10,24% 20,83%
Nidwalden 100,24 44 16,67% 0%
Obwalden 169,12 65 15,87% 50%
Schaffhausen 298,83 251 21,27% 46,67%
Schwyz 144,18 236 18,81% 38,89%
Solothurn 237,29 665 26,61% 32%
St. Gallen 170,05 883 22,83% 21,62%
Thurgau 239,89 686 22,4% 31,93%
Ticino 337,04 1187 21,02% 75,68%
Uri 140,36 52 16% 0%
Valais 274,06 968 11,87% 37,5%
Vaud 304,87 2509 10,19% 31,13%
Zug 187,23 243 25% 14,29%
Zurich 245,68 3844 22,82% 34,68%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Basel-⁠Land, 01.03.2020 to 12.03.2023

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 21/2020. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since 02.11.2020.
Reported PCR tests
Reported rapid antigen tests
14-⁠day average
14-⁠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, Basel-⁠Land, 01.03.2020 to 12.03.2023

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, Basel-⁠Land, 24.02.2020 to 12.03.2023

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 21/2020. Rapid antigen tests have only been carried out since week 45/2020.
Distribution by age group
Tests per 100 000 inhabitants
21,142258,16
No data

Total population

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