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Ticino to extend Covid-19 protective measures by 2 weeks

National News // Aug. 7, 2020

The canton of Ticino has extended protective coronavirus measures for another two weeks from this coming Sunday. 

 

Unsplash Ticino to extend Covid-19 protective measures by 2 weeks
 
The canton says it could introduce mandatory mask-wearing in public throughout should the situation worsen. 
 
Currently infection rates in the Italian-speaking region are under control but the population are still being warned to stick to the rules.
 
Nationwide, the number of new cases has slowly begun to creep up in parts of the country. 
 
Tourists returning from mainland Spain are now required to quarantine on returning to Switzerland, and the federal government has updated its list of other quarantine countries. 

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