Switzerland has a record number of coronavirus infections per day.
According to the Federal Health Department, 19,032 new COVID patients have been identified in the last 24 hours.
Thus, the total number of people infected during the pandemic reached 1,313,415.
The previous record was set on December 28. At that time, doctors detected 13,375 cases a day.
In the last 24 hours, 23 people have died of coronavirus in Switzerland, bringing the total number of COVID victims in the country since the beginning of the pandemic to 11,861.
Switzerland is experiencing the fifth wave of the pandemic since mid-October. The Omicron coronavirus strain has already become the dominant strain in the country.