SwissCovid app available from 25 June

25.6.2020 - The Federal Council approved the Ordinance on the Proximity Tracing System on 24 June. The SwissCovid app can now be used throughout Switzerland. It is available in the Apple and Google Play stores.

The number of new infections with the coronavirus has remained consistently low and should not be allowed to rise again if at all possible. If it does, we must be able to react quickly. This requires closely coordinated monitoring. The most important way of breaking chains of infection is to have a thorough system of contact tracing. The SwissCovid app will complement this contact tracing and helps to break transmission chains more quickly.

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Download the SwissCovid app

Please download and install the SwissCovid app from the normal app stores, even if you have already installed the pilot version. It will be updated by the new download. The data will not be deleted.

The SwissCovid app complements conventional contact tracing. It notifies users if they have spent a certain length of time in close proximity to a person infected with the coronavirus. In order for the app to send the notification, the person infected, on testing positive for the virus, is given a ‘covidcode’ by the cantonal medical service to enter into the app. Installing and using the app and entering the code are all voluntary.

More information

on the SwissCovid app and contact tracing

Last modification 04.11.2020

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