Leap of infections in Switzerland, where in the last 24 hours there have been 8,585 new cases of covid-19, 17 deaths and 103 hospitalizations, according to data provided by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH). Yesterday the Confederation announced 6,354 new cases and last Wednesday 5,981.
During the last 24 hours, the results of 56,160 tests were transmitted, with a positive rate of 15.29%. Over the span of two weeks, the total number of infections is 67,732. The cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days are 777.69. Just over 65% of the inhabitants of Switzerland are vaccinated with a double dose.
Yesterday Patrick Mathys of the UFSP sounded the alarm for a “critical situation” and with “unfavorable prospects” with respect to the pandemic. Tanja Stadler, president of the Swiss Covid-19 task force, warned that in mid-December the situation of the pandemic could be similar to that of Austria, where the authorities have now imposed a lockdown.
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