New coronavirus

Coronavirus Infoline: +41 58 463 00 00, 6am to 11pm

Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland: List of the states and areas with an increased risk of infection, Infoline for people travelling to Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88, from 6am to 11pm

Personal responsibility remains important: Washing your hands regularly with soap and water and keeping your distance are still the best ways of preventing infection. Continue to observe the rules on hygiene and social distancing as the coronavirus should not be allowed to spread again.



Situation in Switzerland

Cases of coronavirus infections and deaths, epidemiological situation, search for antibodies, advisory body, press conferences, news


SwissCovid app and contact tracing

SwissCovid app for mobile phones, contact tracing (breaking transmission chains)


Measures and ordinances

Measures, easing of measures, conditions for reopening, permitted events or activities, still prohibited, criminal provisions, explanations


Information for travellers

Recommendations for travel abroad, conditions for entry into Switzerland, mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland


What to do in the event of symptoms and possible infection

What to do in the event of symptoms and following contact with an infected person. Information on isolation and quarantine



Requirement to wear masks, masks in everyday life, types of mask and where to buy them, correct use of masks


Requirements for precautionary measures and large-scale events

For businesses/institutions, children and schools, gastronomy sector, medical practices, public transport, sport and recommendations for employers


Informationen für Gesundheitsfachpersonen

Neuigkeiten, Dokumente, Schutzkonzepte und -massnahmen, Umgang mit Erkrankten und ihren Kontakten, FAQs, Contact Tracing


Protect yourself and others

Rules on hygiene and social distancing: keep your distance, wash your hands, cough/sneeze into a paper tissue/the crook of your arm, stay at home if you experience symptoms, recommendations on wearing masks and working from home


People at especially high risk

Dangerous underlying medical conditions and how to handle them, visits to care homes


International situation

Cases of coronavirus infections and deaths in neighbouring countries


Disease, symptoms, treatment

Symptoms of disease, range of illness severity, treatment, COVID-19, new coronavirus

Vaccination klein


Information on vaccine procurement, what a vaccine is and the objective of a vaccine against Covid-19 as well as the development of a vaccine.


Health insurance arrangements

Coverage of medical expenses, tariffs and financing


FAQs, contacts, downloads

Frequently asked questions (FAQs), downloads in various languages, contacts and links


Barrier-free content

Information in easy-to-read language and sign language

Last modification 23.10.2020

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