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...
Woman selling surgical masks at inflated price arrestedMarch 27, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
A woman from Zurich has been arrested - after police caught her selling surgical face masks online, for an inflated p...
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.
Switzerland has one of highest infection rates compared to populationMarch 26, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Switzerland now has the highest rate of infection with Covid-19 in the world - based on its population.
Evening curfew set in French border town to curb Covid-19 spreadMarch 25, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The French town of St Julien en Genevois, which borders Geneva, has brought in an overnight curfew in an effort to cu...
Authorities combat large gatherings using mobile phone dataMarch 25, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Swiss authorities are using mobile phone data to monitor if people are staying home and choosing not to meet in big g...
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...
Calls to isolate Verbier resort Covid-19 'hotspot'March 24, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
There are calls the resort of Verbier should be put under even more severe restrictions than the rest of the country ...
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.