COVID-⁠19 Switzerland

Information on the current situation, as of 27 January 2022

Status report, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Laboratory-⁠confirmed cases

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.49h

Difference to previous day44 842
Total since 24.02.20202 091 166
Per 100 000 inhabitants24 010,57
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed hospitalisations

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.49h

Difference to previous day149
Total since 24.02.202042 810
Per 100 000 inhabitants491,54
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Hospitalisations by vaccination status Detailed Information

Laboratory-⁠confirmed deaths

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.49h

Difference to previous day16
Total since 24.02.202012 314
Per 100 000 inhabitants141,39
Newly reported
7-⁠day average
Deaths by vaccination status Detailed Information

Vaccinated people

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.24h

Total population
People with at least one dose69,92%
Partially vaccinated1,73%
Fully vaccinated68,19%
With booster vaccination38,39%
Ages 12+
Fully vaccinated77,57%
With booster vaccination43,69%
Ages 65+Status: 26.01.2022
Fully vaccinated90,76%
With booster vaccination73,58%
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Hospital capacity, Switzerland

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 08.11h

Intensive care units, Switzerland
Occupancy of intensive care units by COVID-⁠19 patients 15-⁠day average as of 19.01.2022244,8
Total occupancy77,70%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients24,90%
Total hospital capacity, Switzerland
Total occupancy81,80%
Occupancy by COVID-⁠19 patients8,70%
15-⁠day average
Free beds

Number of beds and occupancy in intensive care units

Detailed Information

Virus variants

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.49h

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

B.1.351 – Beta7-⁠day average from 14.01.20220,0%
P.1 – Gamma7-⁠day average from 14.01.20220,0%
B.1.617.2, all subvariants AY – Delta7-⁠day average from 14.01.20226,1%
C.37 – Lambda7-⁠day average from 14.01.20220,0%
B.1.1.529 – Omicron7-⁠day average from 14.01.202293,8%
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Tests and share of positive tests

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.49h

Difference to previous day131 348
Total since 06.02.202017 043 543
PCR tests12 614 914
Rapid antigen tests4 428 629
Per 100 000 inhabitantsCumulative PCR and rapid antigen tests195 692,37
Share of positive PCR tests16,0%
Share of positive rapid antigen tests7,3%
7-⁠day average
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Reproductive number Re

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.49h

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, 14.01.20221,20
Average of the last 7 Re values1,19
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Certificates issued, Switzerland

Source: FOITT – Status: 27.01.2022, 09.33h

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 26.01.2022134 013
Issued to date12 233 829
Recovered people
Issued on 26.01.202274 163
Issued to date1 625 759
Negatively tested people
Issued on 26.01.2022114 705
Issued to date13 214 407

Contact tracing

Source: FOPH – Status: 27.01.2022, 07.49h

Updates are carried out on Wednesdays and Fridays at minimum. Data is available for 21 cantons and for the Principality of Liechtenstein.
In isolationPeople who have tested positive for coronavirus107 653
In quarantinePeople who have had contact with infected people68 399
Additionally in quarantinePeople who have entered Switzerland from high-⁠risk countries-