In Switzerland, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 34 thousand

The number of infections COVID-19 in Switzerland, for the day grew to 117, just caught 34 thousand people, said on Thursday the Federal office of public health of the country.

According on July 23, a day in the country was registered 117 new infections (141 before). During the day, one person died. Thus, the total number of cases amounted to 34 thousand people just died in 1691 people.

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. Since the beginning of the epidemic was conducted 746 658 tests COVID-19. For the past day – 7042 (6781 the day before). 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 destinations 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.