The coronavirus death toll grew by 67 to 1,505 in Switzerland as of May 6, according to the Federal Office of Public Health.
As many as 51 people were infected with the virus, raising the tally to 30,060 in the country.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019 in China’s Hubei province, and the virus has spread to 212 countries and territories since then.
To date, COVID-19 cases surpassed 3,740,000 globally, resulting in more than 1,247,000 recoveries and over 258,000 deaths.
On February 11, the WHO officially named the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as COVID-19, and on March 11, declared it a pandemic.