COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 27 September 2022

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

Epidemiological course,Obwalden

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, Obwalden, 11.10.2021 to 26.09.2022

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 133 040,01 11 586 927 33,7% 24,5%
Switzerland 133 047,33 11 535 603 33,7% 24,5%
Liechtenstein 131 414,67 51 324 33,5% 17,8%
Aargau 107 848,90 748 549 40,3% 26%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 94 270,37 52 140 44,9% 22,2%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 77 886,21 12 690 50,3% 25,7%
Basel-⁠Land 272 358,91 792 480 18,1% 8,6%
Basel-⁠Stadt 232 492,44 457 394 23,1% 14%
Bern 144 792,70 1 510 379 29,5% 21%
Fribourg 109 139,90 355 246 40,3% 20,6%
Geneva 154 714,49 783 386 32,7% 18,5%
Glarus 133 409,22 54 499 30,6% 19,7%
Grisons 154 190,99 308 530 30,8% 35,6%
Jura 98 555,13 72 644 41,7% 28,2%
Lucerne 112 787,41 469 587 43,4% 26,4%
Neuchâtel 123 362,93 216 988 36,8% 29,3%
Nidwalden 148 993,57 64 842 29,3% 35,1%
Obwalden 117 271,96 44 690 42,1% 20,5%
Schaffhausen 104 207,83 86 604 42,5% 34,9%
Schwyz 106 739,76 173 086 39,1% 32,8%
Solothurn 188 753,05 523 718 29,4% 13,4%
St. Gallen 95 597,31 491 852 42,1% 32,7%
Thurgau 114 381,66 323 596 39,1% 23,2%
Ticino 125 623,81 440 922 34,5% 42,5%
Uri 301 357,99 110 957 12,6% 10,6%
Valais 109 888,29 382 964 38,2% 22,4%
Vaud 122 604,15 998 932 37,7% 31,9%
Zug 121 154,71 156 040 38,6% 11,6%
Zurich 122 496,45 1 902 888 35,9% 31,3%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Obwalden, 11.10.2021 to 26.09.2022

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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, Obwalden, 11.10.2021 to 26.09.2022

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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, Obwalden, 11.10.2021 to 18.09.2022

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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
26,0111 618,59
No tests
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