Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Switzerland, with 552 new infections identified yesterday.
It’s a drop in new cases from Sunday, when 822 were recorded.
The national total has reached at least 21,652 cases, according to the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. The death toll stands at 584.
Switzerland has a population of around 8.5 million, meaning there are about 252 cases per every 100,000 residents, said the office.
“Switzerland has one of the highest incidences (per capita) in Europe,” it said in a statement.