In Switzerland, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 33.2 thousand

The number of cases COVID-19 in Switzerland exceeded $ 33.2 thousand for the day ill 142 people, reported Thursday in the Federal office of public health of the country.

According to 16 July a day in the country, there were 142 new infections (132 prior to and 70 on Tuesday). Thus, the total number of patients was 33290 people just died in 1688.

Since the beginning of the epidemic was conducted 708 370 tests COVID 19. For the past day – 8044 tests (on the eve 9625). On average, the virus was found in 5.6% of cases.

27 April in Switzerland, began the first phase of the withdrawal restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID 19 in mid-March. 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 started on June 6. Permitted mass events with the participation of 300 people removed restrictions on restaurants, opened bars, discos, markets, SPA, public swimming pools, as well as entertainment infrastructure. 15 June Switzerland opened the borders for citizens of EU, EFTA and the UK. Since June 22 allowed to hold mass events with up to 1,000 people.

In connection with the increase in the number of cases from June 6 across the country, introduced compulsory wearing of masks on public transport and in places where it is impossible to provide the necessary social distance at least 1.5 meter.

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