COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 17 May 2022

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

Epidemiological course,Grisons

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, Grisons, 11.10.2021 to 16.05.2022

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 117 755,69 10 255 761 33,5% 22,3%
Switzerland 117 751,61 10 209 418 33,5% 22,3%
Liechtenstein 118 660,86 46 343 31,8% 16,5%
Aargau 95 706,64 664 273 40,1% 25,1%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 86 277,10 47 719 44,8% 21,6%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 72 466,70 11 807 51,1% 23,9%
Basel-⁠Land 239 869,54 697 946 18% 6,9%
Basel-⁠Stadt 201 851,22 397 112 23% 11,3%
Bern 130 095,62 1 357 069 28,3% 19,5%
Fribourg 98 265,42 319 850 40,2% 18,4%
Geneva 135 461,93 685 902 32,7% 16,9%
Glarus 122 244,25 49 938 29,7% 21,7%
Grisons 139 945,83 280 026 30,6% 33,2%
Jura 85 750,72 63 206 42,8% 25,8%
Lucerne 101 458,40 422 419 43,8% 23,7%
Neuchâtel 107 994,59 189 956 37,3% 26,3%
Nidwalden 139 862,13 60 868 28,4% 33,9%
Obwalden 107 680,80 41 035 42,4% 20,1%
Schaffhausen 90 862,38 75 513 41,9% 33,8%
Schwyz 98 156,72 159 168 38,7% 31,5%
Solothurn 169 983,28 471 639 29,4% 12%
St. Gallen 87 264,43 448 979 41,8% 31,2%
Thurgau 103 006,27 291 414 38,6% 22,8%
Ticino 106 662,94 374 372 35,6% 35,5%
Uri 290 374,53 106 913 12,4% 9,9%
Valais 97 720,82 340 560 38,6% 20,3%
Vaud 106 239,86 865 602 38,8% 29,1%
Zug 109 467,83 140 988 37,5% 10,1%
Zurich 105 904,44 1 645 144 34,7% 30,1%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Grisons, 11.10.2021 to 16.05.2022

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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
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, Grisons, 11.10.2021 to 16.05.2022

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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, Grisons, 11.10.2021 to 08.05.2022

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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
148,8724 188,17
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