Germany demands quaratine from those coming from 10 cantonsOct. 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 rulesOct. 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 wagesSept. 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 listAug. 28, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
Switzerland has been added to the UK’s quarantine list.
Government restrains from 'red listing' France despite meeting criteriaAug. 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 listAug. 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 100Aug. 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 SwitzerlandAug. 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
From tomorrow, Norway has introduced a 10-day quarantine for arrivals from Switzerland.
Government reissues list of quarantine countriesAug. 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 spikeAug. 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"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 growJuly 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 quarantineJuly 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 changeJuly 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 nightclubsJuly 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 travelsJuly 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 countriesJuly 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 quarantineJuly 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 quarantineJune 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 timeJune 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-19June 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 TicinoMarch 10, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
The Italian shutdown is affected neighboring Swiss cities in canton Ticino.
Total of 312 test positive for Covid-19March 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 fearsMarch 2, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
Five hotel workers are now in quarantine after a guest was diagnosed with Covid-19.