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Swiss report 10,000 new coronavirus cases over three days

Fehr, Head of Public and Global Health at at the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute talks to media in Zurich

ZURICH (Reuters) – Coronavirus infections rose by 10,002 since Friday, data https://www.covid19.admin.ch/en/overview from Swiss health authorities showed on Monday, as Switzerland headed toward tougher restrictions on public life starting on Tuesday to curb the spread of the disease.

The total number of confirmed cases in Switzerland and neighbouring principality Liechtenstein increased to 413,991, the death toll rose by 201 to 6,204, while 391 new hospitalisations kept pressure on the health care system.

(Reporting by Michael Shields; Editing by Maria Sheahan)

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