Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair today

Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair today

July 31, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
There will be a taste of summer around Lake Geneva, despite the cancellation of the annual firework display back in A...
Federal Health Office calls on cantons to be stricter following infections rise

Federal Health Office calls on cantons to be stricter following infections rise

July 27, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is calling on cantons to strengthen their controls on social distancing measures in public ...
Lucerne school students angry at new face mask rules

Lucerne school students angry at new face mask rules

July 20, 2020, 8:26 a.m.
School students in canton Lucerne are angry they will have to pay for their own facemasks when schools resume –...
Ticino publishes new guidelines for schools reopening

Ticino publishes new guidelines for schools reopening

July 17, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
Canton Ticino has published new guidelines for when schools reopen at the end of the summer. 
Geneva health minister calls for mask wearing to be mandatory on public transport

Geneva health minister calls for mask wearing to be mandatory on public transport

June 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
The Geneva health minister says the cantons should be given the power to make mask wearing on public transport compul...
Zurich experiences problem with face masks left on streets

Zurich experiences problem with face masks left on streets

April 24, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
There’s a growing problem in Zurich, with discarded face masks being left on the streets - particularly around ...
Survey shows majority in favour of mandatory face masks

Survey shows majority in favour of mandatory face masks

April 21, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
A survey of people living in Switzerland shows six in ten of us wish to see a federal requirement to wear masks in pu...
Private medical company releases supply of face masks

Private medical company releases supply of face masks

March 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...
Germany blocks medical equipment shipment to Switzerland

Germany blocks medical equipment shipment to Switzerland

March 11, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
Germany has been blocking a shipment of medical equipment to Switzerland due its ban on exporting such materials.
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