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In Switzerland, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 33 880

The number of new infections COVID-19 in Switzerland continues to grow, per day identified 141 cases, since the beginning of the epidemic has infected more than 33 880 people, said Wednesday the Federal office of public health of the country.

According to 22 July a day in the country registered 141 new infected. Over the past month the number of cases is on the average slightly exceeded or were less than 100 people per night. The increase was associated mainly with an increase in testing.

During the day, also died two people. Thus, the total number of cases was 33 883 just died 1693 people.

Since the beginning of the epidemic was conducted 739 616 tests COVID-19. For the past day - 6781. The growth in new cases is associated with the increase in the number of tests. At the moment, the level of infection among the population is 5.5%.

27 April in Switzerland, began removing restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 in mid-March. 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 early July due to the increase of cases of infections was introduced the compulsory wearing of masks on public transport and in places where it is impossible to provide the physical distance between people in 1.5 meters. From mid-July also introduced selective control over compliance with a mandatory 10-day quarantine for those coming from countries with unfavorable epidemiological situation, including from Russia. July 23 in the list of dangerous areas will be included 42 States.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.