Swiss vote to lift the measures as cases increase

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In Switzerland less than two-thirds of the population is fully vaccinated, becoming the country with the lowest vaccination rates in Western Europe.

Switzerland is experiencing an increase in Covid-19 infections, with cases increasing by 40 to 50% each week.

The Swiss on Sunday will vote to remove some restrictions Covid altogether, rtv21.tv reports.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Swiss government has carried out a complex balancing act, trying to impose measures to control the spread of Covid, while still remaining loyal to Switzerland's system of direct democracy, in which the government has little formal power and people have the last word.

In terms of measures Switzerland has never been so strict measures, compared to its neighbors. People were allowed outside to practice whenever they wanted and the schools were closed for only a few weeks./ 21Media