The number of coronavirus cases in Switzerland has risen to almost 10,000, with 103 confirmed deaths, the country’s health minister said on Wednesday.  

“The number of people infected with the coronavirus in Switzerland is 9,765. We are nearing the top of the curve, but discipline must be maintained,” Health Minister Alain Berset said at a news conference in the capital Bern.

He said 74,146 tests had returned negative results, adding that the total number of tests was now close to one per 100 people, making Switzerland one of the countries with the highest rate of testing.

The minister said

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