COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 24 May 2022

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

Epidemiological course,Switzerland and Liechtenstein

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 and Liechtenstein, 06.02.2020 to 23.05.2022

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 247 304,78 21 538 651 21,7% 11,5%
Switzerland 242 830,03 21 054 092 22% 11,5%
Liechtenstein 297 951,61 116 365 16,1% 6,6%
Aargau 200 526,60 1 391 799 26% 12,6%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 177 235,17 98 027 29,7% 11,8%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 200 331,43 32 640 25,8% 11,7%
Basel-⁠Land 385 153,74 1 120 678 14,2% 4,7%
Basel-⁠Stadt 383 713,12 754 898 15% 6,4%
Bern 237 943,23 2 482 062 20,2% 9,8%
Fribourg 209 652,65 682 411 27,1% 9,5%
Geneva 317 174,13 1 605 989 19,2% 10,6%
Glarus 236 138,65 96 465 20,8% 13%
Grisons 311 780,85 623 861 17,6% 13,5%
Jura 180 143,54 132 782 28,5% 14,7%
Lucerne 197 475,90 822 185 29,6% 12,8%
Neuchâtel 225 817,82 397 200 24,1% 15%
Nidwalden 262 378,22 114 187 19,1% 14,9%
Obwalden 211 732,44 80 687 29,4% 10,7%
Schaffhausen 193 563,72 160 865 27,6% 12,5%
Schwyz 200 699,94 325 449 25,7% 15,9%
Solothurn 302 634,60 839 696 21,1% 7,5%
St. Gallen 182 423,65 938 577 27,9% 16,1%
Thurgau 199 646,18 564 817 26,5% 11,9%
Ticino 225 216,11 790 477 23,5% 13,9%
Uri 506 455,91 186 472 10% 4,2%
Valais 217 281,92 757 234 25,7% 10,1%
Vaud 250 298,25 2 039 335 22,2% 15,5%
Zug 276 248,89 355 792 20,8% 4,6%
Zurich 235 576,98 3 659 507 21,8% 12,6%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 06.02.2020 to 23.05.2022

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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 and Liechtenstein, 06.02.2020 to 23.05.2022

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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 and Liechtenstein, 24.02.2020 to 15.05.2022

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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
132,314 754,01
No data
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