As of 6 June, the Federal Council will relax further measures. Many leisure, entertainment and sports activities currently restricted will then be permitted as long as attendance lists are taken, and precautionary measures and rules on hygiene and social distancing are observed.
The Federal Council still categorises the situation in Switzerland as extraordinary under the terms of the Epidemics Act. It issued a series of measures aimed at protecting the population, which are now gradually being eased: further details can be found under ‘Measures, ordinance and explanations’. Information on the current situation, and guidance for people at especially high risk, the workplace, and health professionals can be found here.
Continue to follow the rules on hygiene and social distancing. The new coronavirus must not be allowed to spread again.
Data on confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and deaths, the epidemiological situation, information about the tracing app, the search for antibodies, the advisory body, press conferences and news can all be found here.
How to protect yourself and others: here you can find a series of posters, videos and instructions to download and share. They are available in a wide range of languages, incl. the languages of Switzerland’s migrant population.
The Federal Council is calling on us to carry on protecting ourselves and others. Find out here how best to do that. Continue to follow the rules on hygiene and social distancing. And be aware of what to do if you experience symptoms.
The new coronavirus poses a particular risk to people over the age of 65 years and for adults with an underlying medical condition. They may become seriously ill. What should they, as well as younger and healthy people, pay attention to?
The spread of the new coronavirus should be kept in check. To achieve that we have to identify and break the chains of transmission. Two important measures in that process are isolation and quarantine.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19, and how might the illness progress? Can it be treated? What do you have to beware of if you have symptoms? And where did the new coronavirus first appear? Find out here.