Especially the waste water plants in Beggen, Bettembourg, and Pétange depict rising trends.

The Luxembourg Institute for Science and Technology (LIST) published its latest report on Tuesday. All ten installations show elevated numbers for coronavirus residue at the moment. Compared to the past two weeks, the virus is starting to become increasingly present once again.

Naturally, there are differences between the individual plants. While the situation is rather stable in Wiltz, numbers in Beggen, Schifflange, Bettembourg, and Pétange are on the rise.

gure 2a – RT-qPCR quantification time-course monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 (E gene) in the four most impacted wastewater treatment plants from March 2020 to February 2021. Grey squares: daily-confirmed cases for the contributory area of each wastewater treatment plant, dots: SARS-CoV-2 flux (RNA copies / day / 10 000 equivalent inhabitants). /