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Swiss report more than 5,600 new coronavirus cases in a day

Novel coronavirus testing in front of Stadtspital Triemli hospital in Zurich

ZURICH (Reuters) – Coronavirus infections rose by 5,625 in a day, data https://www.covid19.admin.ch/en/overview from Swiss health authorities showed on Wednesday, amid calls from a senior government adviser this week to impose an immediate lockdown.

The total number of confirmed cases in Switzerland and neighbouring principality Liechtenstein increased to 394,453, while the death toll rose by 89 to 5,781 and 241 new hospitalisations kept pressure on the health care system.

(Reporting by Michael Shields, Editing by John Revill)

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