COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 22 September 2021

Epidemiological course,Geneva

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, Geneva, 15.02.2021 to 21.09.2021, 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 67 068,08 5 797 888 7,2% 2,8%
Switzerland 66 911,20 5 758 400 7,3% 2,8%
Liechtenstein 101 912,41 39 488 2,8% 0,6%
Aargau 55 434,10 380 192 10,2% 2,5%
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 44 903,96 24 897 10,1% 3,2%
Appenzell Innerrhoden 89 360,12 14 412 7,5% 4,8%
Basel-⁠Land 81 144,38 234 887 6,1% 1%
Basel-⁠Stadt 104 304,45 204 274 4,7% 1%
Bern 55 389,55 575 760 6,5% 2,1%
Fribourg 59 084,85 190 125 7,2% 3,2%
Geneva 96 049,42 484 212 6,2% 3,7%
Glarus 65 668,88 26 655 9,3% 4,4%
Grisons 100 531,60 200 079 3,6% 3,4%
Jura 44 648,29 32 854 10,4% 6,4%
Lucerne 46 681,59 192 851 11,7% 2,6%
Neuchâtel 66 529,55 117 422 6,6% 3,7%
Nidwalden 70 731,31 30 476 5% 3,2%
Obwalden 62 565,25 23 731 11,5% 4%
Schaffhausen 55 429,40 45 645 10,5% 2,6%
Schwyz 53 488,91 85 839 9,4% 3,6%
Solothurn 76 072,76 209 388 8,6% 1,7%
St. Gallen 48 066,51 245 492 11,1% 4,1%
Thurgau 50 701,31 141 734 10% 3,2%
Ticino 60 414,63 212 352 6,6% 2,1%
Uri 156 390,49 57 400 4,4% 1,5%
Valais 65 120,32 225 007 7,6% 3,1%
Vaud 78 774,26 634 210 5,8% 4,2%
Zug 106 923,27 136 479 4,7% 1,5%
Zurich 67 046,30 1 032 027 7,8% 2,8%
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Geneva, 15.02.2021 to 21.09.2021, 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, Geneva, 15.02.2021 to 21.09.2021

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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, Geneva, 15.02.2021 to 12.09.2021, 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
631,247294,92
Distribution by gender
Male
Unknown
Female
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