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Swiss coronavirus death toll passes 800, positive tests top 24,000

FILE PHOTO: Ambulances are pictured in front of a temporary space for patients at the University Hospital (CHUV) during the coronavirus outbreak in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 31, 2020. Laurent Gillieron/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss death toll from coronavirus has reached 805, the country’s public health ministry said on Friday, rising from 756 people on Thursday.

The number of positive tests also increased to 24,308, up from 23,574 on Thursday, it said.

Reporting by John Revill

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