According to the epidemic data released by the Swiss Federal Ministry of Public Health on the 12th, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein have confirmed a total of 487,357 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 2851 from the previous day; 7,793 deaths, 98 more than the previous day; and 2,83 hospitalizations, new than the previous day.
147 more cases. At present, Switzerland and Liechtenstein have conducted a total of 39,00061 coronavirus tests.
Swiss health officials also expressed concern about the spread of the Variant coronavirus in the country at the same day’s press conference. According to the official, Switzerland has found a total of 127 cases of Variant COVID-19, including two previously reported viral variants in the United Kingdom and South Africa.
He estimates that about 5–6 percent of all new cases of COVID-19 in Switzerland are associated with the new variant. This proportion was only 1.4% in the first week of January.
Switzerland also approved the use of the coronavirus vaccine produced by Modena in Switzerland on the same day, which is also the second coronavirus vaccine approved by Switzerland.
The first batch of 200,000 doses of Modner vaccine will arrive in Switzerland on the 13th.