Calls for government to push single contact tracing app for social scene

Calls for government to push single contact tracing app for social scene

Aug. 31, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
There are calls for the government to intervene and push through a single app to allow for easy contact tracing for t...
Government to fix inter-cantonal track and trace issues

Government to fix inter-cantonal track and trace issues

Aug. 17, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
The government says it will work to fix problems in the track and trace system after it was revealed cantons are fail...
Daily infection rate jumps to level seen in mid-April

Daily infection rate jumps to level seen in mid-April

Aug. 13, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The daily infection rate continues to climb and is now back at a level not seen since mid-April. The Federal Health O...
Holidaymakers warned that countries' quarantine statuses could change

Holidaymakers warned that countries' quarantine statuses could change

July 23, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is warning holidaymakers the status of the country they’re visiting could change whil...
Federal Health Office combats pandemic fake news

Federal Health Office combats pandemic fake news

June 17, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is launching an attack on the spread of fake news. 
Covid-19 contact tracing app expected to be released this week

Covid-19 contact tracing app expected to be released this week

June 15, 2020, 11:15 a.m.
The Swiss contact tracing app should be released at the end of the week. The Federal Health Office says the app is re...
19 new Covid-19 cases reported yesterday

19 new Covid-19 cases reported yesterday

June 4, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is reporting 19 new coronavirus infections yesterday. There were 3 on Tuesday and 9 on Mond...
Those who've downloaded track and trace app asked to delete it

Those who've downloaded track and trace app asked to delete it

June 2, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
If you’ve downloaded the Swiss track and trace app, the Federal Health Office is asking you to delete it. 
Head of pandemic crisis response, Daniel Koch, to retire

Head of pandemic crisis response, Daniel Koch, to retire

May 28, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
In another sign the worst of the infection is behind us – the man who has personified Switzerland’s respo...
Number of new infections remains low

Number of new infections remains low

May 22, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show there were 36 new infections in the last 24 hours. A small dro...
Federal Health Office defends 2m distancing rule

Federal Health Office defends 2m distancing rule

May 20, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Daniel Koch of the Federal Health Office is defending its two-meter rule, which is one of the strictest in the world....
Latest figures show sharp fall in daily infections

Latest figures show sharp fall in daily infections

May 18, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office are showing a sharp fall in daily infections – yesterday only...
Covid-19 figures jump whilst Geneva is most infected canton

Covid-19 figures jump whilst Geneva is most infected canton

May 15, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The latest Covid-19 figures have shown a small jump over the last 24 hours – the Federal Health Office says 50 ...
Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

March 5, 2020, 10:46 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is going through an airline passenger list after one was confirmed with Covid-19. 
7 more confirmed to have Covid-19

7 more confirmed to have Covid-19

March 4, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
A further 7 people in Switzerland have been confirmed as suffering from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. 
24 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

24 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

March 2, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there are now 24 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country. 
Measles rates rise whilst vaccination rates fall

Measles rates rise whilst vaccination rates fall

Oct. 22, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Cases of measles are climbing and the Federal Health Office says falling vaccination rates are to blame. 
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