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One month since first Covid-19 case in Switzerland

National News // March 25, 2020

Today marks one month since the first coronavirus case was diagnosed in Switzerland.

Pixabay One month since first Covid-19 case in Switzerland

 

Now that figure stands at almost 9,000 confirmed cases of the virus - and 86 people have died.

The cantonal doctor in Ticino - Giorgio Merlani - says he’s noticed a slight slowdown in the spread of the virus. 

He’s attributed the change to restrictions in public life. 

Though the seasonality of the virus is not yet known, some experts predict a second wave of infection could hit us during the autumn.

 

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