COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 3 December 2021

We do not publish new data over the weekend.

Epidemiological course,Switzerland and Liechtenstein

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, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 06.02.2020 to 02.12.2021, Absolute numbers

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.
Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Tests
13 046 527
Share of positive PCR tests
10,5%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests
4,3%
Tests
23 3972 269 365
No tests
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Development over time: number of tests

Number of tests, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 06.02.2020 to 02.12.2021, Absolute numbers

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.
Reported PCR tests
Reported rapid antigen tests
7-⁠day average

Tests

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Development over time: share of positive tests

Share of positive tests, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 06.02.2020 to 02.12.2021

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, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 24.02.2020 to 28.11.2021, Absolute numbers

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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
116560 095
No data
Distribution by gender
Male
Unknown
Female
No data
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