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Luxembourg starts to test its entire population for coronavirus

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 28, 2020
Luxembourg started a coronavirus testing program to check each and every one of its roughly 600,000 people over the next nine weeks.
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Although formally a Grand Duchy, Luxembourg isn't all that big—the second-smallest country by area and population in the 27-nation EU. Shoehorned in between France Germany and Belgium, it's also one of the richest in the world in terms of GDP per capita.

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Still, the new coronavirus initiative is also testing its means.

The point of the program is to try and blunt a potential second wave before it develops, as many predict will happen after the European summer. So far, Luxembourg has 110 confirmed deaths and almost 4,000 people have been confirmed as having tested positive.