Update On Corona Virus April 9

The statistics given in this report get updated in real-time from the site Studying In Switzerland.

Switzerland is among the countries in Europe where the number of cases with coronavirus is increasing rapidly. As of the 9th of April, the number of infected people has reached 23,532, with the number of fatalities being 913.

The Federal Council calls for citizens to avoid public spaces and stay at home especially if you have any symptoms such as high temperature, cough or shortness of breath. These precautions help to limit the spread of the virus as much as possible and prevent the healthcare system from getting overloaded.

CORONAVIRUS CASES
23,532
DEATHS
913
RECOVERED
~9,800
ACTIVE CASES
12,585
DEATH RATE
3.88%
RECOVERY RATE
41.68%
GLOBAL INFECTION SHARE
1.54%

Source: TDG

There is a coronavirus Infoline (+41 58 463 00 00) available 24/7, but you may experience delays in getting through due to the high volume of calls. For those who are planning to travel to Switzerland and are experiencing any of the symptoms or have medical-related questions, call +41 (0)58 464 44 88.

Below in this interactive map, you can see the cases of infection and deaths in the Swiss cantons:

Coronavirus in Switzerland: Statistics

Switzerland reported its first case of coronavirus on Tuesday, the 25th of February. The first person confirmed of being infected was a man from the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, who had previously visited Milan.

The first death was reported on Thursday, March 5th. The woman was from the Vaud canton and had previously suffered from a chronic disease.