In Switzerland, the first child died from COVID-19

The first child died from COVID-19 in Switzerland, three weeks after the introduction of the second phase of the lifting of restrictions in connection with the pandemic, said Friday the representative of the Federal office of public health Stefan Kuster.

On Friday, Swiss authorities announced that the day had identified 32 new cases of infection and two deaths from the virus.

The child, whose age is not specified, lived in the Canton of Aargau. According to the representative of the authorities, he had contact with sick COVID-19 from abroad.

Also, the authorities of the Canton of Basel reported two infected children from the same family. It is assumed that they caught the virus in an elementary school, from which 70 people already quarantined.

27 April in Switzerland, began the first phase of the withdrawal restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. Was re-opened Barber shops, beauty salons, medical and dental offices, flower shops, flowers and household goods. The second phase of easing began on 11 may. Opened all the stores with a number of limitations resumed work restaurants and bars, partially lifted the ban on entry into Switzerland from EU countries.

Since may 28 allowed the opening of churches of all denominations, to assemble in groups of no more than 30 people. The third phase will start on June 6, allowed a mass event with the participation of 300 people removed restrictions on restaurants, open bars, discos, markets, SPA, public swimming pools, as well as entertainment infrastructure. 15 June Switzerland opens borders with Austria, Germany and France.

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