Stefan Blättler* : Yes. We note that the largest part of the population understands the necessity of these measures. For this I am extremely grateful.

The roads have actually become much emptier. It is now important that we all keep up over a longer time. The only way we can all help to reduce the infection rate.

Often, there are situations in which you forget for a brief Moment, the unusual location and in a familiar pattern, it falls back. For example, in a line, at heavily frequented places such as train stations and parks, or in the case of random Meeting. We need to make to the rules are made aware of and, where necessary, to enforce it. And then there are a few who have not realized the seriousness of the situation, obviously, still.

This will show up. Certainly some offences will go back. On the other hand, it is also, unfortunately, in the nature of criminals, that you can make the Fears of the people to exploit and enrich.

Nice it if would not be. But Yes, our employees contribute to the safety of the population, whether in connection with the Coronavirus, the crime prevention or Road safety. Especially the last point is important to relieve the hospitals.

*Stefan Blättler is commander commander of the cantonal police of Bern and President of the conference of the cantonal Police.

The Interview was conducted in writing.


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.

Not Sneezing into hands, sneeze
or cough in a handkerchief; or if you have none, in the bend of your elbow.

handkerchiefs correctly
paper handkerchiefs to dispose of, should be disposed of after use in a closed waste bin. the contact minimize
Avoid contact with people who have difficulty breathing or a cough.

to Avoid larger gatherings of people or public transport. To remain as home to the “most important thing of All is up to date”, so that more and more people are infected. You should go only in exceptional cases, Outside.

everything is possible, delivery at home.

no welcome kiss, no hugs, no shaking hands. And always a distance of one Meter to keep.

stay Informed
please Observe the local directives and recommendations. Strictly to the rules and announcements of the authorities. “Who is healthy, and informed, remains in 99 percent of cases, healthy.”

info lines Coronavirus
For the population: 058 463 00 00
For travelers: 058 464 44 88
available: 24 hours a Day when should you to the doctor?
don’t Go any more in case of symptoms (difficulty breathing, cough, or fever) in the Public and immediately contact – first by phone, a Doctor, a doctor or a health care facility.

The Situation will continue until Further notice. Those who feel themselves safe and healthy and, therefore, to the front of the storm, risking to prolong the condition. Therefore, peace preserved, and the thing in common to serve. (SDA)