Swiss again report more than 9,000 new coronavirus cases

by Reuters
Friday, 30 October 2020 11:21 GMT

ZURICH, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Coronavirus infections rose by 9,207 and hospitalisations by 279, data from Swiss health authorities showed on Friday, as the country's health care and contract tracing systems struggled to manage a second wave of COVID-19 cases.

The total confirmed cases in Switzerland and tiny neighbouring principality Liechtenstein increased to 154,251 and the death toll rose by 52 to 2,037. (Reporting by Thomas Seythal and Michael Shields; editing by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi)

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