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Swiss report more than 5,000 new coronavirus cases

A poster is seen at the vaccination reference center in Zurich

ZURICH (Reuters) – Coronavirus infections rose by 5,033 in a day, data https://www.covid19.admin.ch/en/overview from Swiss health authorities showed on Wednesday, as Switzerland began selected vaccinations of elderly people.

The total number of confirmed cases in Switzerland and neighbouring principality Liechtenstein increased to 423,299, the death toll rose by 98 to 6,431, while 292 new hospitalisations kept pressure on the health care system.

(Reporting by Michael Shields, editing by John Revill)

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