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COVID-19 statistics for Switzerland

Total Cases

97019

5.42%

New Cases

5256

Total Deaths

2044

2.11%

Total Recovered

55700

57.41%

Active Cases

1100

1.13%

Critical Cases

39275

40.48%

Last update: 36305 seconds ago

CoronaVirus charts for Switzerland

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Coronavirus statistics for Switzerland

Country Total New Deaths Deaths today Recovered Active Critical Per Mil Pop
Switzerland 97019 5256 2044 5 55700 1100 39275 109

COVID-19 Latest News for Switzerland:

1 hour ago
Platform launched to promote women in music industry
Swiss Info

Swiss association Helvetiarockt has launched a national “Music Directory” to provide more visibility for women and trans, intersex and non-binary people in the Swiss music industry. “Only 10%-20% of people on and behind stage are women,” Laurence Desarzens, who has been involved in the Swiss...


4 hours ago
Power dressing: Scientists generate electricity from clothes
Swiss Info

Researchers in Switzerland have found a way to make electricity with polymers applied to clothes, unlocking the possibility of a wearable energy supply. The discovery is based on materials that can use indirect or ambient light for energy generation – something that is already used by the solar industry...


6 hours ago
Roche bids to co-develop potential oral Covid-19 treatment
Swiss Info

The Basel-based company has partnered with Atea Pharmaceuticals to develop, manufacture and distribute the latter’s oral anti-Covid-19 treatment – if approved. The treatment, AT-527, has the potential to become the first oral antiviral to treat Covid-19 patients outside the hospital setting and...


7 hours ago
Reduced fan limits pose ‘existential’ threat to Swiss football clubs
Swiss Info

FC Basel have been told they can have only 1,000 fans at home matches, while FC Sion were ordered to play behind closed doors as local authorities in Switzerland cut crowd limits at football matches amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. Meanwhile, the Swiss Football League said Basel’s next match, at home...


8 hours ago
Covid-19: Length of civil protection to return to 14 years
Swiss Info

The Swiss government has extended the period of compulsory service for civil protection personnel to 14 years, having recently reduced it to 12. This is to ensure that enough such personnel are available during the second wave of Covid-19. The extension was carried out in close consultation with the...


1 day ago
Government plans tightening anti-Covid restrictions
Swiss Info

Interior Minister Alain Berset says further measures would be introduced as early as next week, if steps taken at the weekend to slow the spread of the coronavirus proved insufficient. He did not specify but hinted at limitations for restaurants, bars and clubs, as well as private and public gatherings...


1 day ago
Schools, universities react to Covid case surge
Swiss Info

Mask-wearing will be obligatory for adults and older pupils in schools starting Wednesday in several more cantons, in reaction to the second wave of coronavirus cases. The University of Bern has already moved to expand distance-learning. Canton Schwyz, which has been particularly hard hit by the latest...


1 day ago
Sun goes down on opponents of Daylight Saving Time
Swiss Info

Plans for a nationwide vote aimed at abolishing Daylight Saving Time in Switzerland have failed after campaigners gave up efforts for their people’s initiative. A spokeswoman for the initiative group said they collected less than 50,000 signatures over the past 16 months and there was no chance of...


2 days ago
Swiss government: ‘The second wave has arrived’
Swiss Info

The second wave of Covid-19 has arrived in Switzerland faster and stronger than expected, according to the federal health authorities. Just over 3,000 new positive coronavirus cases and eight deaths were reported on Tuesday. The seven-day average of new cases has increased by 123% on the previous week...


2 days ago
Top epidemiologist urges greater uptake of contact-tracing app
Swiss Info

Switzerland needs a major communications push to bolster contact-tracing efforts, says epidemiologist Marcel Salathé, who led the development of the SwissCovid app. In an interview on Swiss public television, SRF, Salathé said that after a surge in positive coronavirus cases it was time to intensify...

3 days ago
Swissmedic fast-tracks second anti-viral vaccine
Swiss Info

The Swiss therapeutic products agency has begun reviewing another anti-Covid 19 vaccine in the rolling submission procedure. Swissmedic said the United States pharmaceutical company Pfizer submitted an application for the authorisation of a vaccine which is based on the mRNA technology last week....


3 days ago
Industry signals relief at Swiss anti-coronavirus measures
Swiss Info

Swiss business groups have welcomed government measures that seek to control a second wave of Covid-19 without resorting to the enforced closure of companies. Numbers of infected people have risen sharply in recent weeks, prompting the federal authorities to intervene once again on Sunday. But the...


4 days ago
Swiss can overcome Covid crisis without another lockdown, says leading epidemiologist
Swiss Info

Mistakes, such as allowing public events to resume too quickly, likely contributed to the surge in coronavirus cases this autumn, said Christian Althaus, adding that the country can still bring the situation under control if it “acted now”. Althaus, a member of the national Covid-19 scientific...


5 days ago
Emergency care workers urge Swiss government to act as Covid cases surge
Swiss Info

Three groups representing emergency and rescue services called on the federal government to take immediate “coordinated measures to contain the second wave” a day after Switzerland registered a record number of new cases of the coronavirus. The Swiss Society of Emergency and Rescue Medicine, Switzerland...


6 days ago
‘Turning point’: Concerns grow over hospitals’ Covid capacities
Swiss Info

Swiss hospitals could quickly reach their limits as the country experiences a steep rise in Covid-19 cases, warns Geneva virologist Isabella Eckerle. More than 3,000 new cases were reported on Friday. Her laboratory at Geneva University Hospitals is working almost around the clock, Eckerle said in...


6 days ago
Roche says broader tests needed for second Covid wave
Swiss Info

Pharmaceutical group Roche says authorities will have to use less accurate antigen testing as well as the gold standard polymerase chain reaction test to identify potential cases of Covid-19 if they are to start to cope with the second wave of infections. “If you look at the curves going up everywhere...


6 days ago
Swiss organisers plan for fanless World Cup ski season
Swiss Info

No fans, no race ceremonies and no promotional villages are planned at World Cup ski events in Switzerland this season. The Swiss ski federation said on Friday that it was working with local organisers to have competitions without the public as coronavirus cases peak in the Alpine nation ahead of the...


6 days ago
Swiss sign next vaccine agreement with AstraZeneca
Swiss Info

Switzerland has signed an agreement with British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to pre-order up to 5.3 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine that is currently under development. “Given that it is still not clear which vaccines will ultimately prevail, the government is taking a diversified approach...


6 days ago
11 Vatican Swiss Guards now Covid-19 positive
Swiss Info

Eleven members of the Vatican Swiss Guards, the colourfully dressed corps that has protected popes for 500 years, have now tested positive for Covid-19, according to officials. “As a result of tests over the past days, seven further Swiss Guards have tested positive, which brings the number of established...


1 week ago
Government opens investigation into IKEA wood sourcing
Swiss Info

The Swiss authorities have launched proceedings against IKEA for alleged false declarations of where timber is sourced. The furniture company rejects the accusations. The case was triggered by a complaint filed on August 31 by the Bruno Manser Fund with the Federal Department of Economy, Education...

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