#Switzerland #Schwyz #Coronavirus #SuperSpreader

In Switzerland, a traditional yodel concert has apparently led to a massive increase in new corona infections.
According to the authorities, around 600 people took part in the event at the end of September in the rural canton of Schwyz. They were called to keep their distance; however, wearing a protective mask was not required.
The canton is now one of the hotspots in Europe with more than 1230 coronavirus cases. “We found out nine days after the performance that several people in the group were infected,” said the organizer Beat Hegner to the public broadcaster RTS.
On Wednesday alone, 94 people tested positive, twice as many as the day before. "The explosion in the number of cases in Schwyz is one of the worst in all of Europe," said chief physician Reto Nueesch.

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