Data on confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and deaths due to the disease and in the affected areas can be found here.
Data on infections and deaths in our neighbouring countries
Cases of new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in 215 countries or regions.
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In the majority of cases the illness is mild. However, people aged over 65 and those with an existing pre-illness could become seriously ill.
Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland
Intensive research on vaccines is being conducted around the world. The federal government is holding talks with various vaccine manufacturers with a view to concluding agreements and ensuring Switzerland has access to a vaccine.
Affected areas: why is reference no longer being made to ‘affected areas’?
There is now a risk of becoming infected with new coronavirus in almost all parts of the world. As of 9 March we will therefore no longer be referring to ‘affected areas’.
Last modification 27.10.2020