New coronavirus

The wearing of masks has been compulsory on all forms of public transport since 6 July 2020. In addition, travellers from certain regions will have to go into quarantine. Events attended by more than 1,000 people remain prohibited until the end of September.

Quarantine for travellers: List of the states and areas with an increased risk of infection (mandatory quarantine)
Infoline for people travelling to Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88, from 6am to 11pm

Coronavirus Infoline: +41 58 463 00 00, 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.

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Situation in Switzerland

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

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SwissCovid app and contact tracing

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

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Measures and ordinances

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

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Information for travellers

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

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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

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Masks

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

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Requirements for sets of precautionary measures

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

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Informationen für Gesundheitsfachpersonen

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

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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

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People at especially high risk

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

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Recommendations for everyday life

You can find information and tips for day-to-day activities and living in times of the new coronavirus here.

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International situation

Cases of coronavirus infections and deaths in neighbouring countries

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Disease, symptoms, treatment

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

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Vaccination

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.

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Health insurance arrangements

Coverage of medical expenses, tariffs and financing

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FAQs, contacts, downloads

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

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Barrier-free content

Information in easy-to-read language and sign language

Last modification 25.09.2020

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