Website launched to track Covid-19 around Switzerland

Website launched to track Covid-19 around Switzerland

March 27, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
A website to track possible cases of coronavirus has been launched in Switzerland.   
Covid-19 cases rise by 1,000 in one day

Covid-19 cases rise by 1,000 in one day

March 27, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
The number of coronavirus cases in Switzerland continues to rise.   
Switzerland has one of highest infection rates compared to population

Switzerland has one of highest infection rates compared to population

March 26, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Switzerland now has the highest rate of infection with Covid-19 in the world - based on its population.   
Country in lock-down, chaos as borders, home testing trialed.

Country in lock-down, chaos as borders, home testing trialed.

March 17, 2020, 12:05 p.m.
Switzerland is now in lock-down. Only essential shops, such as food and pharmacies, can be open.  Also servic...
Government likely to announce more restrictions to cut virus spread

Government likely to announce more restrictions to cut virus spread

March 16, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
The federal government is expected to announce far reaching restrictions later today in an effort to stem the spread ...
Social media helps those in isolation

Social media helps those in isolation

March 16, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
Social media networks across the country are offering a lifeline for people who are in isolation.    
Zurich minister says schools could be shut for months

Zurich minister says schools could be shut for months

March 16, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Schools across the country could be closed for several months – that’s the view of the Zurich minister of...
Airport urges non-travellers to stay away

Airport urges non-travellers to stay away

March 16, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Managers at Geneva airport are asking people not to go to the airport unless they are travelling.  
Two more die in Switzerland from Covid-19

Two more die in Switzerland from Covid-19

March 13, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
Two more people have died from covid-19 in the past 24 hours, both were over 80 years old from canton Ticino. ...
Switzerland records its youngest Covid-19 victim

Switzerland records its youngest Covid-19 victim

March 12, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Switzerland has recorded its youngest victim of Covid-19. 
Cyber-attack blamed for collapse of window company

Cyber-attack blamed for collapse of window company

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
A cyber-attack is being blamed for the collapse of a window company in Sankt Gallen with the loss of 170 jobs. 
Swiss politicians pressure country to protect citizens against Covid-19

Swiss politicians pressure country to protect citizens against Covid-19

Feb. 24, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Politicians in canton Ticino are calling on Bern to take stronger action to protect the country from Covid-19.
Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuch√Ętel can return to school

Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuch√Ętel can return to school

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A school child who’s been in quarantine for the last 14 days in canton Neuchatel, as he came into contact with ...
Two suspected coronavirus cases in Zurich

Two suspected coronavirus cases in Zurich

Jan. 27, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
There are two suspected cases of coronavirus in Zurich. 
Test for coronavirus developed in Geneva

Test for coronavirus developed in Geneva

Jan. 24, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
Geneva University Hospital has developed a test for the coronavirus which is spreading in China. 
Switzerland prepares for coronavirus

Switzerland prepares for coronavirus

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Switzerland is ready in case of a coronavirus outbreak and is willing to help in international efforts to stop the sp...
Families outraged after soldiers with norovirus sent home

Families outraged after soldiers with norovirus sent home

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
Families of new recruits in canton Valais says the army was irresponsible to send the soldiers home after an outbreak...
Norovirus strikes Bern Fire Department

Norovirus strikes Bern Fire Department

Oct. 9, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
The Bern Fire Department is currently understaffed as workers have been struck down by the norovirus.
Seven companies in Switzerland hit by computer virus

Seven companies in Switzerland hit by computer virus

June 29, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
Switzerland seems to have escaped the worse of the recent global cyber-attack – but it’s thought at least...
Zika virus on the rise in Switzerland

Zika virus on the rise in Switzerland

July 26, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
Twenty-eight people from Switzerland have been infected with the Zika virus so far this year, including 12 since earl...
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