COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 28 March 2023

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

Epidemiological course,Uri

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, Uri, 06.03.2023 to 19.03.2023

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 238,13 20 903 18,93% 30,3%
Switzerland 238,72 20 861 18,93% 30,3%
Liechtenstein 107,54 42 20,51% 33,33%
Aargau 193,58 1361 22,16% 20,3%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 138,53 77 12,5% 27,59%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 97,80 16 7,14% 0%
Basel-⁠Land 279,36 818 24,97% 37,84%
Basel-⁠Stadt 489,71 960 31,73% 56,52%
Bern 203,16 2128 19,17% 35,2%
Fribourg 133,71 441 16,75% 52,17%
Geneva 376,49 1918 12,06% 17,02%
Glarus 220,93 91 19,23% 15,38%
Grisons 258,72 521 20,48% 24,19%
Jura 289,98 214 24,4% 40%
Lucerne 165,59 696 15,77% 13,33%
Neuchâtel 260,55 459 12,21% 33,33%
Nidwalden 123,02 54 13,46% 0%
Obwalden 140,50 54 22,64% 100%
Schaffhausen 289,30 243 17,01% 53,06%
Schwyz 141,12 231 11,9% 14,29%
Solothurn 204,46 573 22,26% 34,62%
St. Gallen 154,46 802 21,4% 17,71%
Thurgau 241,99 692 19,34% 23,01%
Ticino 322,56 1136 18,91% 78,08%
Uri 113,37 42 14,63% 0%
Valais 240,65 850 11,91% 47,37%
Vaud 292,36 2406 11,98% 30,93%
Zug 202,64 263 23,4% 21,43%
Zurich 243,82 3815 23,38% 33,56%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Uri, 01.03.2020 to 19.03.2023

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, Uri, 01.03.2020 to 19.03.2023

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, Uri, 24.02.2020 to 19.03.2023

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
0611,19
No tests
No data

Total population

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