COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 5 August 2021

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.47h

Difference to previous day1024
Total since 08.07.202117 993
Per 100 000 inhabitants208,14
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
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Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.47h

Difference to previous day37
Total since 08.07.2021287
Per 100 000 inhabitants3,32
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
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Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.47h

Difference to previous day1
Total since 08.07.202120
Per 100 000 inhabitants0,23
Cases
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.47h

Difference to previous day17 530
Total since 08.07.2021663 143
PCR tests304 992
Rapid antigen tests358 151
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests7671,02
Share of positive PCR tests5,8%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests1%
7-⁠day average
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Reproductive number Re

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.47h

The effective reproductive number (Re) indicates how many people an infected person infects on average under the current conditions. If the number is less than 1, there will be fewer new infections. If the number is greater than 1, the virus is spreading more intensely. In order to curb the spread of the virus, the reproductive number must be less than 1.
Reproductive number Re Switzerland, 23.07.20211,07
Average of the last 7 Re values1,06
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Relevant virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.47h

Estimated proportion of relevant virus variants in the 7-⁠day average.

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 25.07.20210,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 25.07.20210,0%
B.1.617.2 – Delta7-⁠day average from 25.07.202199,3%
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Vaccinations

 

Vaccine doses
Received vaccine dosesSource: AFLO – Status: 01.08.2021, 16.00h10 162 800
Vaccine doses delivered to cantons and FLSource: AFLO – Status: 01.08.2021, 16.00h8 839 325
Administered vaccine dosesSource: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 10.13h9 099 341
Vaccinated peopleSource: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 10.13h
People with at least one dose54,60%
Fully vaccinated people48,74%
Partially vaccinated people5,87%
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Certificates issued, Switzerland

Source: FOITT – Status: 05.08.2021, 09.46h

The COVID certificate provides documentary evidence that someone has had a COVID-⁠19 vaccination, has had and recovered from the disease, or has tested negative.
Vaccinated people
Issued on 04.08.202124 417
Issued to date5 095 219
Recovered people
Issued on 04.08.20211093
Issued to date126 451
Negatively tested people
Issued on 04.08.202128 113
Issued to date1 381 442

Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.59h

Total hospital capacity, Switzerland
Total occupancy75,20%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients1,00%
Intensive care units, Switzerland
Total occupancy69,30%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients6,00%
Occupancy of intensive care units by COVID-⁠19 patients 15-⁠day average as of 28.07.202138,4
15-⁠day average
COVID-⁠19
Non-⁠COVID-⁠19
Free beds

Number of intensive care unit beds

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Contact tracing

Source: FOPH – Status: 05.08.2021, 07.47h

Updates are carried out on Wednesdays and Fridays at minimum. Data is available for 22 cantons and for the Principality of Liechtenstein.
In isolationPeople who have tested positive for coronavirus5703
In quarantinePeople who have had contact with infected people6127
Additionally in quarantinePeople who have entered Switzerland from high-⁠risk countries902