COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 17 May 2022

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

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 17.05.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 10.05.202210 788
14-⁠day incidence from 11.05.2022Total per 100 000 inhabitants309,13
Total since 19.04.2022
Number of cases62 476
Per 100 000 inhabitants717,34
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 17.05.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 10.05.2022150
14-⁠day incidence from 11.05.2022Total per 100 000 inhabitants3,59
Total since 19.04.2022
Number of hospitalisations697
Per 100 000 inhabitants8
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Hospitalisations by vaccination status Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 17.05.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 10.05.202212
14-⁠day incidence from 11.05.2022Total per 100 000 inhabitants0,37
Total since 19.04.2022
Number of deaths63
Per 100 000 inhabitants0,72
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Deaths by vaccination status Detailed Information

Vaccinated people

Source: FOPH – Status: 17.05.2022, 07.00h

Total population
People with at least one dose70,15%
Partially vaccinated0,99%
Fully vaccinated69,16%
With booster vaccination43,16%
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Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 17.05.2022, 09.08h

Intensive care units
Occupancy by COVID-⁠⁠19 patients15-⁠day average from 09.05.202251,07
Total occupancy73,10%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients5,30%
Total hospital capacity
Total occupancy80,30%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients2,10%
15-⁠day average
COVID-⁠19
Non-⁠COVID-⁠19
Free beds

Number of beds and occupancy in intensive care units

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Virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 17.05.2022, 06.08h

Following the lifting of the special situation, the monitoring of variants of the virus will be adapted. There will be fewer numbers of samples sequenced and reporting delays are to be expected.

Estimated share of the different virus variants, 7-⁠day average.

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 09.04.20220,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 09.04.20220,0%
B.1.617.2, all subvariants AY – Delta7-⁠day average from 09.04.20220,0%
C.37 – Lambda7-⁠day average from 09.04.20220,0%
B.1.1.529 – Omicron7-⁠day average from 09.04.202299,0%
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 17.05.2022, 06.08h

Difference since 10.05.202264 409
Total since 19.04.2022323 269
PCR tests246 549
Rapid antigen tests76 720
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests3711,74
Share of positive PCR tests24,5%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests17,5%
7-⁠day average
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