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Swiss coronavirus death toll rises to 540, confirmed cases top 20,000


VIENNA (Reuters) - Switzerland's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has reached 540, the country's public health agency said on Saturday, rising from 484 on Friday.

The number of people testing positive for infections also increased to 20,278 from 19,303 on Friday, it said.

The Swiss government is expected to give an update on the situation at 1300 GMT.

(Reporting by Kirsti Knolle; Editing by Frances Kerry)

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