There were 901 new confirmed cases announced on Sunday morning, bringing the total to 7,014.
In total, 60 people have died in Switzerland due to the virus, an increase of four from Saturday.
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Switzerland now has the second-highest infection rate per capita of any country in the world, after Italy.
The canton of Ticino has 283.5 cases per 100,000 people, followed by the western canton of Vaud (205.8) and the City of Basel (203.8 per 100,000).
The virus has been detected in each of Switzerland’s 26 cantons. On Saturday, the virus claimed its first victims in the cantons of Lucerne and Appenzell Ausserrhoden.