Nightclubs not source of most infections

Nightclubs not source of most infections

Aug. 3, 2020, 10:54 a.m.
Nightclubs are not the source of the most infections of coronavirus in Switzerland.   
Town bans non-Swiss residents from using local swimming pool

Town bans non-Swiss residents from using local swimming pool

July 31, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Could swimming pools in Switzerland soon be off-limits to those not living in the country? 
Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

July 29, 2020, 10 a.m.
A Geneva bar will close for the next 10 days after one if its staff tested positive for Covid-19. 
Researchers develop formula showing link between lockdown and death rates

Researchers develop formula showing link between lockdown and death rates

July 27, 2020, 10:22 a.m.
A study by the University of Bern suggests if the government had waited an extra week before locking down on the 16th...
Latest figures show no new Covid deaths last week

Latest figures show no new Covid deaths last week

July 20, 2020, 8:28 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show 99 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last...
Coronavirus far from over in Switzerland

Coronavirus far from over in Switzerland

July 17, 2020, 10:29 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office shows the fight against coronavirus is far from over. 
112,000 people refused entry during lockdown, 1 wanted man arrested

112,000 people refused entry during lockdown, 1 wanted man arrested

July 1, 2020, 10:16 a.m.
Border guards refused entry to 112,000 people and fined almost 9,000 people during the lockdown. Most of the fines we...
Lockdown over as rules lifted or lightened

Lockdown over as rules lifted or lightened

June 22, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
The country moves out of lockdown today with many rules either abolished or lightened. 
Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

June 22, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The economic effect of the lockdown will be felt for some time. 
Women with children bear brunt of extra lockdown work

Women with children bear brunt of extra lockdown work

June 19, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Women with children are bearing the brunt of the extra work load caused by the lockdowns. That’s according to a...
Swiss able to shop in France as borders open

Swiss able to shop in France as borders open

June 15, 2020, 10:56 a.m.
The borders are open again today. For the first time since mid-March, it’s now possible to travel into a neighb...
Many cinemas to remain closed this weekend despite relaxed restrictions

Many cinemas to remain closed this weekend despite relaxed restrictions

June 4, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Although the government is allowing cinemas to reopen from Saturday, many may choose to remain closed as managers fee...
Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

June 4, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
In a further sign of lockdown easing, Austria is the latest country to open its borders once again to all its neighbo...
Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

May 28, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
June 19th is the date to aim for. The government says from then there will be further relaxations in the lockdow...
Low infection levels push faster lockdown easing than expected

Low infection levels push faster lockdown easing than expected

May 27, 2020, 10:38 a.m.
The continuing low levels of infection is reportedly pushing the government into further lockdown easing – fast...
2019 court case could impact companies currently working from home

2019 court case could impact companies currently working from home

May 26, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A court case which started more than a year ago, could have an impact on companies which have sent many of their empl...
Professional sports back on from 1st June

Professional sports back on from 1st June

May 26, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Further good news for sports fans. The government is set to allow professional sports again from June 1st. 
Rate of new infections remains low, hope for sport stadiums to reopen

Rate of new infections remains low, hope for sport stadiums to reopen

May 25, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The rate of new infections in Switzerland remains low – only 11 new cases in the last 24 hours according to the...
Religious groups overall pleased to resume services on 28th May

Religious groups overall pleased to resume services on 28th May

May 22, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Religious groups are generally pleased services will be able to resume on the 28th May. The date is a little ear...
Food bank demand rises considerably in french-speaking region

Food bank demand rises considerably in french-speaking region

May 22, 2020, 9:05 a.m.
More people are asking for food aid in French-speaking Switzerland. 
Epidemiologist concerned over crowds seen at weekend

Epidemiologist concerned over crowds seen at weekend

May 20, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A government epidemiologist says she’s very worried after seeing pictures of crowds of people out on the street...
Hopes for more lockdown easing after infection numbers continue falling

Hopes for more lockdown easing after infection numbers continue falling

May 19, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
There are hopes Switzerland remains on track for further lessening of the lockdown restrictions after the number of p...
Food bank needs exacerbated by loss of cleaning jobs

Food bank needs exacerbated by loss of cleaning jobs

May 19, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Only 20% of people who employ cleaners or home help have continued to pay their workers during the lockdown – e...
Government confirms it was not aware of Italy's border decision

Government confirms it was not aware of Italy's border decision

May 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
The government has confirmed it was not aware of a decision by Italy to reopen its border from June 3rd. 
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