Canton Bern brings in stricter mask wearing rules

Canton Bern brings in stricter mask wearing rules

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
Canton Bern is bringing in stricter mask wearing rules – bringing it up to date with many other cantons.
Boat party upsets two countries

Boat party upsets two countries

Sept. 22, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
A boat party on Lake Constance over the weekend annoyed Swiss authorities as a mask requirement seems to have been wi...
Annual clean-up operation collected discarded masks

Annual clean-up operation collected discarded masks

Sept. 21, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
It was World Clean Up Day over the weekend – and traditionally volunteers around Lake Geneva gather to pick up ...
Little mask stickers cause ire on trains

Little mask stickers cause ire on trains

Sept. 18, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
A Zurich based illustrator has been selling small mask stickers than can be used to put on your photo ID – so y...
Masks recalled on safety fears

Masks recalled on safety fears

Sept. 17, 2020, 3:59 p.m.
Federal authorities are recalling two types of mask as they say they don’t comply with safety rules.
Protests against masks outside the UN

Protests against masks outside the UN

Sept. 14, 2020, 10:33 a.m.
Around 2,000 people demonstrated on Saturday outside the UN in Geneva against the forced wearing of masks and other c...
Zurich mayor worried as new Covid cases continue to rise

Zurich mayor worried as new Covid cases continue to rise

Aug. 24, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there were 276 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. That includes 42 from a late r...
Vaud to focus on environment as children head back to school

Vaud to focus on environment as children head back to school

Aug. 20, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
The rest of the country’s schools start again on Monday – meaning staff and children will have to get use...
Ticino to extend Covid-19 protective measures by 2 weeks

Ticino to extend Covid-19 protective measures by 2 weeks

Aug. 7, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The canton of Ticino has extended protective coronavirus measures for another two weeks from this coming Sunday. ...
More cantons hand out free masks to those claiming benefits

More cantons hand out free masks to those claiming benefits

July 17, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
More cantons are handing out free masks to those who are claiming benefits. 
No surprise that majority wore face masks yesterday as 'people like clear rules'

No surprise that majority wore face masks yesterday as 'people like clear rules'

July 7, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
The vast majority of people wore masks on public transport yesterday - the first day of the new law which makes it co...
Trains to Italy to restart next week

Trains to Italy to restart next week

June 24, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
In another sign of life beginning to return to normal, Swiss Federal Railways say services to Italy will restart on M...
Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

May 15, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Despite government recommendations, only about 5% of train passengers are wearing a mask. 
National Covid-19 posters change to mark new rules

National Covid-19 posters change to mark new rules

May 1, 2020, 8:05 a.m.
The posters that are everywhere at the moment outlining the lockdown and social distancing rules are changing colour....
Covid-19 Updates: Ticino lockdown extended and masks not mandatory

Covid-19 Updates: Ticino lockdown extended and masks not mandatory

April 23, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Ticino’s lockdown is to be extended until May 3 - instead of starting to ease restrictions on Monday, along wit...
Hairdressers given guidelines on how to reopen on Monday

Hairdressers given guidelines on how to reopen on Monday

April 23, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
One thing you will be able to do from Monday is get your hair cut. The government has now issued rules and guidelines.
Geneva hospital demand visitors wear masks

Geneva hospital demand visitors wear masks

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Geneva cantonal hospital is demanding all visitors wear a mask on the premises to prevent the flu virus being spread ...
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