A total of 2,612 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Luxembourg as of this Saturday. The death toll still stands at 31.

A total of 230 patients are hospitalised. 35 of them are in intensive care. 190 patients have already been released from the hospital.

Friday's figures were confirmed in a live stream by Xavier Bettel and Paulette Lenert, here. During the conference, Bettel acknowledged that the crisis is taking a heavy toll, especially psychologically, and encouraged all of Luxembourg to remain motivated, to stay positive and to keep their heads up.

Thursday saw 168 new confirmed infections and one death in Luxembourg, and 141 new infections and 6 deaths were recorded on Wednesday. 

Tuesday's update had seen 190 cases confirmed following a significant drop in new cases on Monday, with just 38 new confirmed cases. You can see how many cases have been confirmed each day since the outbreak in the second graph below, which we update immediately as new information comes in. Dr Philippe Wilmes of Robert Schuman hospitals told RTL that the peak in hospital admissions could be reached within the next two weeks.

For the latest updates on the coronavirus both in Luxembourg and abroad, see our live ticker.

Development since start of outbreak

New cases per day