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Switzerland has one of highest infection rates compared to population

National News // March 26, 2020

Switzerland now has the highest rate of infection with Covid-19 in the world - based on its population. 

 

Pixabay Switzerland has one of highest infection rates compared to population
Expert analysis suggests this could be due to the country also doing relatively more tests than elsewhere. 
 
One month after coronavirus was first diagnosed in Switzerland, health authorities reported last night that the number of confirmed cases has nearly reached 10,000.
 
103 people have died.
 
The Health Minister Alain Berset has described the numbers as an “expected increase”, not an “explosion”.
 
At a press conference last night, Daniel Koch from the Federal Office of Public Health was asked when the situation in Switzerland might go back to normal?
 
He responded: “Based on our calculations, we assume that the situation should be a little more normal at the start of the summer”.
 
 

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