Germany demands quaratine from those coming from 10 cantons

Germany demands quaratine from those coming from 10 cantons

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
Germany has determined almost half of Switzerland is at risk of spreading the infection and anyone who’s been i...
Calls to change quarantine rules

Calls to change quarantine rules

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
There are calls to rethink quarantine rules as the infection rate in Switzerland continues to rise.
Parents of quarantined children entitled to wages

Parents of quarantined children entitled to wages

Sept. 2, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
Parents who have to stay home from work because a child is in quarantine will be entitled to pay. 
UK adds Switzerland to quarantine list

UK adds Switzerland to quarantine list

Aug. 28, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
Switzerland has been added to the UK’s quarantine list.
Government restrains from 'red listing' France despite meeting criteria

Government restrains from 'red listing' France despite meeting criteria

Aug. 27, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
The Federal Council met yesterday and discussed the situation in France. If the government followed its own rules, Fr...
Government issues adjusted quarantine list

Government issues adjusted quarantine list

Aug. 19, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
The government has adjusted the list of countries travellers returning from will have to quarantine.
Number of daily new infections remains above 100

Number of daily new infections remains above 100

Aug. 10, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
The number of new infections in Switzerland remains stubbornly above 100. Yesterday the Federal Office of Public Heal...
Norway introduces quarantine for arrivals from Switzerland

Norway introduces quarantine for arrivals from Switzerland

Aug. 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
From tomorrow, Norway has introduced a 10-day quarantine for arrivals from Switzerland.   
Government reissues list of quarantine countries

Government reissues list of quarantine countries

Aug. 6, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The federal government has issued a renewed list of quarantine countries, now including Spain and Singapore.  
Calls for Spain to be placed on quarantine list as infection rates spike

Calls for Spain to be placed on quarantine list as infection rates spike

Aug. 4, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
There are calls for those returning to Switzerland from holidaying in Spain to be put in quarantine.   
Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Aug. 3, 2020, 11:01 a.m.
Belgium has red-listed travel to Geneva, Vaud and Valais.  
'Companies not required to pay quarantining workers' say lawyers as risk list set to grow

'Companies not required to pay quarantining workers' say lawyers as risk list set to grow

July 30, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
The number of countries on the government’s risk list could grow. 
Countries on the at-risk list as over 6,000 people in quarantine

Countries on the at-risk list as over 6,000 people in quarantine

July 24, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
There are now more than 6,000 people in quarantine as they have returned from a country on the government’s at-...
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...
Contact tracing app specially created for nightclubs

Contact tracing app specially created for nightclubs

July 8, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
Nightclub goers are enthusiastically downloading an app aimed to improve contact tracing and save nightlife. 
Unpaid quarantine likely for those back from travels

Unpaid quarantine likely for those back from travels

July 7, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
An employment lawyer is warning that anyone travelling to one of the 28 countries on a quarantine list may not get pa...
Government issues quarantine orders for 28 countries

Government issues quarantine orders for 28 countries

July 3, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
The government is bringing in strict quarantine rules for travellers from several at risk countries. Those arriving w...
Clubber tests positive for Covid sending another group of partiers into quarantine

Clubber tests positive for Covid sending another group of partiers into quarantine

July 1, 2020, 10:21 a.m.
Another group of partiers are being asked to quarantine after a customer at a club in canton Solothurn tested positiv...
Covid-19 'super-spreader' causes 300 person quarantine

Covid-19 'super-spreader' causes 300 person quarantine

June 29, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
Zurich is reporting its first case of a Covid-19 super-spreader with 300 people now in quarantine. 
Travellers warned to check destination rules ahead of time

Travellers warned to check destination rules ahead of time

June 16, 2020, 8:57 a.m.
Although many border controls have been lifted, would-be travellers are being warned to check ahead of time on where ...
Community to quarantine after schoolboy tests positive for Covid-19

Community to quarantine after schoolboy tests positive for Covid-19

June 10, 2020, 8:47 a.m.
Around 60 people in canton Basel Country are being told they have to quarantine after a 14-year-old schoolboy tested ...
Italian shutdown affecting neighbouring Ticino

Italian shutdown affecting neighbouring Ticino

March 10, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
The Italian shutdown is affected neighboring Swiss cities in canton Ticino. 
Total of 312 test positive for Covid-19

Total of 312 test positive for Covid-19

March 10, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A further 31 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Switzerland making a total of 312. 
Hotel workers quarantined as large events cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

Hotel workers quarantined as large events cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

March 2, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
Five hotel workers are now in quarantine after a guest was diagnosed with Covid-19.
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