COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 19 January 2022

Epidemiological course,Ticino

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, Ticino, 15.02.2021 to 18.01.2022, Per 100 000 inhabitants

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 131 933,24 11 490 534 15,7% 5,6%
Switzerland 131 766,39 11 424 541 15,7% 5,6%
Liechtenstein 168 974,52 65 993 8,5% 2,6%
Aargau 105 052,36 729 139 18,6% 4,9%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 92 500,32 51 161 23,7% 5,4%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 131 492,05 21 424 18,2% 7,3%
Basel-⁠Land 177 263,21 515 781 11,8% 1,5%
Basel-⁠Stadt 213 542,07 420 112 9% 2%
Bern 125 813,03 1 312 396 12,5% 4%
Fribourg 119 288,10 388 278 19,5% 4,5%
Geneva 186 641,66 945 047 15% 7%
Glarus 131 421,51 53 687 14,2% 8,1%
Grisons 188 437,05 377 055 12% 9%
Jura 91 428,46 67 391 25,9% 9,4%
Lucerne 103 282,60 430 014 21,5% 4,7%
Neuchâtel 124 239,60 218 530 16,3% 8,2%
Nidwalden 173 671,88 75 582 10,6% 8,1%
Obwalden 129 489,87 49 346 21,9% 6,6%
Schaffhausen 103 728,93 86 206 19,2% 5,8%
Schwyz 110 343,06 178 929 19,9% 6,6%
Solothurn 172 768,52 479 367 14,3% 2,9%
St. Gallen 95 420,83 490 944 20,9% 7,2%
Thurgau 105 972,95 299 807 19,6% 6,3%
Ticino 117 132,88 411 120 17,6% 7,1%
Uri 358 301,42 131 923 5,9% 2,4%
Valais 127 417,27 444 053 20% 6%
Vaud 138 826,31 1 131 104 16,5% 10,2%
Zug 176 005,87 226 685 13,2% 2,2%
Zurich 121 632,03 1 889 460 15,4% 5,5%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Ticino, 15.02.2021 to 18.01.2022, Per 100 000 inhabitants

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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, Ticino, 15.02.2021 to 18.01.2022

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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, Ticino, 15.02.2021 to 09.01.2022, Per 100 000 inhabitants

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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
422,2512 842,59
Distribution by sex
Male
Unknown
Female
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