5,041 new COVID-19 cases reported in Switzerland, Liechtenstein

Source: Xinhua| 2020-12-11 12:33:12|Editor: huaxia

GENEVA, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Switzerland and Liechtenstein on Thursday reported 5,041 new COVID-19 cases over the previous day, bringing their combined tally to 368,695, according to data published by the Federal Office of Public Health.

There have been 87 more deaths from the virus, and the total death toll stands at 5,290 as of Thursday afternoon, the office said.

Restaurants in western French-speaking regions in Switzerland are allowed to reopen on Thursday after a drop in infection rates while much of the country is bracing for stricter restrictions, local media reported. Enditem