Ski resorts reject offering season pass holders compensation for early closureMarch 30, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
Many Swiss ski resorts won’t be offering any compensation to season pass holders, after the lifts were clo...
Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelledMarch 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Twenty patients from France are now being cared for in Swiss hospitals.
Coronavirus: 14,000 cases confirmed in SwitzerlandMarch 30, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Switzerland is now more than 14,000 - and health officials have confi...
Website launched to track Covid-19 around SwitzerlandMarch 27, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
A website to track possible cases of coronavirus has been launched in Switzerland.
Covid-19 cases rise by 1,000 in one dayMarch 27, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
The number of coronavirus cases in Switzerland continues to rise.
Swiss banks prepare to hand out 0% interest emergency loansMarch 26, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Swiss banks are preparing for a rush of emergency loans provided to companies that run out of money due to the p...
Zurich hospitals prepared for increase in severe casesMarch 26, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Officials from the canton of Zurich have said their hospitals are well-equipped for an increase in severe cases.
One month since first Covid-19 case in SwitzerlandMarch 25, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
Today marks one month since the first coronavirus case was diagnosed in Switzerland.
Economists warn of Covid-19 impactMarch 24, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Economists are warning the Switzerland is “suffering severely” from the coronavirus crisis - and expect a...
Drive-thru Covid-19 tests to open in LuzernMarch 24, 2020, 8:55 a.m.
A drive-through testing lab for coronavirus will open tomorrow (Wednesday) in Luzern.
Private medical company releases supply of face masksMarch 24, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
A large supply of protective face masks has been released by a private medical company Spiez - despite being past the...
Over 800 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hoursMarch 24, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
8,060 cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed in Switzerland - that’s 866 new cases in 24 hours.
3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in FranceMarch 23, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
Three Swiss hospitals have agreed to take critical coronavirus patients from neighbouring France.
Federal Council announces CHF 32 billion to offset virus impactMarch 23, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
Switzerland’s Federal Council - or executive body - has announced a fund of CHF 32 billion to cover the ec...
Switzerland has second highest rate of infection per capitaMarch 23, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Switzerland has risen to above 7,000 - according to the latest figure...
People with second homes asked not to spend weekends thereMarch 20, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
People with two homes in Switzerland have been asked not to move to the the second one - for example in the alps.&nbs...
Switzerland predicted to fall into a recession this yearMarch 20, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
It’s predicted Switzerland will fall into recession in 2020.
Federal Office asks for 5 more days to judge Covid-19 impact as intensive care beds run lowMarch 20, 2020, 9 a.m.
There’s a warning Switzerland is running out of beds in intensive care.
Geneva public transport drivers threaten strike over Covid-19 fearsMarch 19, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva public transport drivers are threatening to strike unless more is done to protect them from Covid-19.
WHO asks all countries to prepare for Covid-19 outbreakMarch 19, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
The Geneva-based World Health Organisation has made a plea to all countries to prepare for the coronavirus.
Covid-19 in Geneva updateMarch 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Geneva’s cantonal doctor - Jacques-André Romand has test positive for the coronavirus.
Confirmed cases in Switzerland triples in one weekMarch 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Switzerland has more than tripled in the past week.
Star Alliance asks government for assistanceMarch 18, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Some business news.
Drivers turned away and long queues as border crossings closeMarch 18, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
2,200 people were turned away at the Swiss border yesterday as they tried to cross into the country.