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Daily infection rate continues to climb

National News // Aug. 12, 2020

The daily infection rate continues to climb – the latest figures show 187 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The daily rate hasn’t been below 100 since the beginning of this month. 

Unsplash Daily infection rate continues to climb

The Federal Health Office confirms one more has died, making a total of 1,713 and 11 more have been hospitalized this week. 

Independently compiled numbers show Geneva is the most infected canton with 1,200 positive tests per 100,000 people, Ticino is second and Vaud third. 

The safest canton is Appenzell Innerroden with only 148 per 100,000. 


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