day-to-day there are several Hundred numbers of people infected with the Coronavirus in Switzerland. The Federal office for health (BAG) announced yesterday a 10’714 tested positive and at least 170 dead. The clear statement of the BAG-experts: restrict movement and public life shut down! The work? Data show: Yes! Since the Federal Council imposed last week, the Lockdown, the population is actually significantly less on the road.

For comparison: On peak days in February, the Swiss travelled on average around 45 kilometers, on the last Sunday there were only 20 (see chart). Possible, the Overview makes a study of the Statistical office of the Canton of Zurich and the ETH. The data set comes from the Swiss research company inter-Vista. 2583 people have on your Smartphone is a Tracking App, which transmits once daily location data. The group is distributed to all age groups and cantons.

“This relative exact Figures for the whole of Switzerland can be derived,” says Peter Moser (56), project Manager of the Covid-19-monitoring of the Statistical office of the Canton of Zurich. He explains: “km made by car or public TRANSPORT, are included in the distances travelled.”

measures are effective also in young adults

it is Exciting, when you look at the age groups (see graph). Here, the statisticians choose the mean aware of the Median, because it does not react with the extrapolation of smaller groups less susceptible to outliers. It is seen that young adults, people in middle age and elderly people place a much smaller distance than a month ago.

“The age groups have been adjusted in relation to the mobility of each other,” says Moser. “The measures taken by the Federal Council to show its effect.” However, these Figures are for the researcher only the beginning. In the future, you want to take more parameters such as traffic and weather data. Later, the data can be compared with the Covid-19-contagion, so clear is the extent to which the Lockdown.

PS: The latest Figures on mobility, the Statistical office of the Canton of Zurich published every evening at 18 o’clock.


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.

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, such as sporting events or public transportation. 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)

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.