Monday, 30. March 2020. The third week of the “extraordinary” begins. Shops, Bars, Restaurants and leisure establishments remain closed. The Federal Council calls for to stay at home.

This, after on Saturday for the first Time, the spring in its full glory revealed. The temperatures rose, many people went to the outside. Whether you have held the Swiss to the applicable spacing rules, will have to answer, the experts of the Federal government today at their media conference.

as of 14.00 o’clock, the experts will inform about the current status of the Coronavirus in Switzerland. Will participate:

Daniel Koch from the Swiss Federal office for health Erik Jakob from the state Secretariat for economic Affairs (Seco), Hans-Peter Lenz from the Department of foreign Affairs Brigadier Raynald Droz of the arms Susanne Kuster of the Swiss Federal office for justice Barbara Büschi by the state Secretariat for Migration FDJP

Already a half-hour earlier, at 13.30, occurs in addition, Federal councillor Ignazio Cassis (58) in Bellinzona in front of the media. The Ticino, the Federal Council has made in his home Canton, which is particularly affected by the Corona-crisis, the cantonal management staff. A topic of conversation is likely to be the “Lex Ticino”, adopted by the Federal Council last Friday: The Derogation allowed to the Canton, to close all the construction sites and industrial plants.

VIEW reports live on both media conferences. (brb)


The Coronavirus currently holds the world in suspense. Many countries are taking measures such as Closing schools or limiting public events, to prevent the spread. In Switzerland, too, the grass, the Virus magnetized. All of the current information and Figures around the topic there is in the Coronavirus-Ticker.

I Have the corona virus or just the flu?

The Coronavirus spreads further – also in Switzerland. Especially in the flu season, you can assess for yourself whether one is ill with the Coronavirus, or whether you just have an ordinary flu. The differences are subtle, but they exist. VIEWS is defined.

protection against Coronavirus

recommendations of the Federal office for health, how you can protect yourself:


wash your hands: Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use a Hand sanitizer. Don’t sneeze, you Sneeze into the hands, or cough in a handkerchief; or if you have none, in the bend of your elbow. Handkerchiefs to dispose of properly: paper towels, should be disposed of after use in a closed waste bin. You stay in fever and cough necessarily at home.

contact minimize

Stay home and avoid wherever possible contact with people. You go only in the following exceptional situations, out of the house: the food doctor shopping or pharmacy visit / the home office is for your job not possible / you have to help other people. You keep if possible 2 meters distance to your fellow human beings, for example, in a line or at meetings. Avoid contact with people breathing or have a cough. You avoid public transport. You can be all that is possible to home deliver. Important: No welcome kiss, no hugs, no shaking hands.

stay Informed

Note the local instructions and recommendations. Strictly to the rules and announcements of the authorities. Infoline Coronavirus: 058 463 00 00, 24 hours a day available Info-page of the BAG: bag-coronavirus.

when should the ch one to the doctor?

do not Go out in the symptoms (difficulty breathing, cough, or fever) in the Public and contact you immediately – first by phone, a Doctor, a doctor or a health care facility.


remains The Situation until Further notice. The Federal government informed in regular intervals about the current developments. It applies now more than ever: peace and quiet preserved, and the thing in common to serve.