Cantons hand out over CHF 2m in Covid-19 finesAug. 11, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
In total the cantons have handed out over CHF 2m in fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions.
Gotthard Tunnel saw 9km tailbacks over weekendAug. 10, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Weekend traffic at the Gotthard Tunnel led to delays of more than an hour at the southern entrance as many holiday-ma...
Players and fans pile on pressure to restart sporting eventsAug. 7, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
Sports fans are trying to pile on the pressure to allow spectators to once again enjoy sporting events.
Ticino to extend Covid-19 protective measures by 2 weeksAug. 7, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The canton of Ticino has extended protective coronavirus measures for another two weeks from this coming Sunday. ...
Rental costs rise despite pandemicAug. 5, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Swiss rental costs have continued to rise, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Geneva becomes coronavirus 'hotspot'Aug. 5, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
Geneva is being called a ‘hotspot’ for coronavirus infections.
Nightclubs not source of most infectionsAug. 3, 2020, 10:54 a.m.
Nightclubs are not the source of the most infections of coronavirus in Switzerland.
Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19July 29, 2020, 10 a.m.
A Geneva bar will close for the next 10 days after one if its staff tested positive for Covid-19.
Zug prison quarantines after inmate tests positiveJuly 28, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
A prison in canton Zug is in quarantine after an inmate tested positive. The prison says the man didn’t catch t...
Researchers develop formula showing link between lockdown and death ratesJuly 27, 2020, 10:22 a.m.
A study by the University of Bern suggests if the government had waited an extra week before locking down on the 16th...
Holidaymakers warned that countries' quarantine statuses could changeJuly 23, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is warning holidaymakers the status of the country they’re visiting could change whil...
Latest figures show no new Covid deaths last weekJuly 20, 2020, 8:28 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show 99 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last...
Coronavirus far from over in SwitzerlandJuly 17, 2020, 10:29 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office shows the fight against coronavirus is far from over.
Senior doctor warns face shields do not protect wearer, masks doJuly 15, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
A senior doctor is warning face shields offer no protection against the coronavirus – and people should wear ma...
Many uninstall Covid-19 track and trace appJuly 14, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
More people are uninstalling the Covid-19 track and trace app. Figures from Sunday show just over 950,000 have the ap...
Government issues quarantine orders for 28 countriesJuly 3, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
The government is bringing in strict quarantine rules for travellers from several at risk countries. Those arriving w...
Epidemiologist says 'second wave is here' as infection rate continues to riseJuly 2, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The infection rate is rising, leading to concerns the second wave is here.
Geneva International Motor Show finds potential buyersJuly 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Potential buyers of the Geneva International Motor Show are emerging.
Geneva prioritises football over Cirque du SoleilJune 29, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
What’s more important – the football or the Cirque du Soleil? Well, the city of Geneva says the football....
Covid-19 'super-spreader' causes 300 person quarantineJune 29, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
Zurich is reporting its first case of a Covid-19 super-spreader with 300 people now in quarantine.
21-hour party triggers coronavirus concernsJune 29, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A party raged for 21 hours in Bern over the weekend, triggering noise complaints and worries about spreading the coro...
Coronavirus tests free for everyoneJune 25, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The government says that from now on all coronavirus tests will be free for everyone. The aim is to encourage more te...
Stethoscope being developed to recognise unique Covid-19 acousticsJune 22, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
A new stethoscope is being developed at Geneva University which is being described as a medical version of ‘Sha...
TGV trains between France and Switzerland ramp upJune 18, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Fast train services between Switzerland and France are being ramped up.