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COVID-19 statistics for Switzerland

Total Cases

37924

0.67%

New Cases

253

Total Deaths

1991

5.25%

Total Recovered

32900

86.75%

Active Cases

0

0.00%

Critical Cases

3033

8.00%

Last update: 172 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 37924 253 1991 0 32900 0 3033 26

COVID-19 Latest News for Switzerland:

3 hours ago
Swiss seek “open and constructive” dialogue during Turkish minister visit
Swiss Info

Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis met with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Bern on Friday where he reiterated its good offices offer to resolve the issue with Cyprus. This is Çavuşoğlu's second visit to Switzerland in two years and follows a visit by Cassis to Ankara last summer...


1 day ago
Road Cycling World Championships cancelled
Swiss Info

The sports event became the latest large-scale event to throw in the towel after the government recently decided to extend coronavirus restrictions. “We are sad and disappointed. We have worked hard for more than two years to deliver a magnificent event on an extraordinary circuit”, wrote the organisers...


2 days ago
Swiss government wants extra CHF770 million to tackle coronavirus
Swiss Info

The Swiss government has asked for an extra CHF770 million ($841 million) in funds to tackle the coronavirus fallout. This comes on top of the CHF31 billion in bailout funds approved by parliament since March. The latest batch of funds is to cushion the economic impact of the pandemic in 13 areas....


2 days ago
Swiss to allow mass events from October despite spike in Covid cases
Swiss Info

Switzerland has decided to authorise large-scale public events of more than 1,000 people from the start of October. Sports matches, concerts and other events will have to comply with special measures to combat the threat of coronavirus and apply to cantons for a permit. The number of people attending...


3 days ago
Swiss luxury watch retailer Bucherer to shed jobs
Swiss Info

The leading Swiss luxury watch and jewellery company Bucherer has announced it plans to slash 370 of its 2,400 jobs worldwide due to the coronavirus crisis hitting tourism. Most of the jobs to be cut are at shops and the company’s headquarters in the central Swiss city of Lucerne, according to a...


4 days ago
Switzerland buys access to potential Covid-19 treatment drug
Swiss Info

The Swiss government has signed an agreement with a Zurich company for priority access to a drug being developed to treat those severely ill with Covid-19. The deal with the Molecular Partners firm gives Switzerland access to the first 200,000 doses of the medicine, as well as up to three million further...


4 days ago
Swiss businesses weather Covid crisis well so far
Swiss Info

Researchers say the government’s economic support has been a key factor in avoiding a wave of bankruptcies in Switzerland despite the Covid-19 pandemic. More than 20% fewer companies went out of business between March and July than in the same period last year, the KOF Economic Institute said on...


5 days ago
Pension reform initiative runs out of steam at early stage
Swiss Info

A people’s initiative aimed at overhauling Switzerland’s occupational pension scheme will not come to a nationwide vote. The campaigners announced they had failed to collect the required minimum number of signatures and saw no chances of doing so by the deadline in early October. “Without any...


6 days ago
Sports clubs want fans returning to matches
Swiss Info

Sporting associations and clubs are lobbying the authorities to allow crowds to return to matches. The government will next week examine lifting a 1,000-person limit on public gatherings, according to two newspapers. Sports bodies, led by football and ice hockey, are warning the death of clubs unless...


6 days ago
Coronavirus has frayed Swiss nerves: health minister
Swiss Info

Swiss health minister Alain Berset says the mood of the nation has become more irritable with the realisation that coronavirus is not going away anytime soon. His ministry has come under fire for getting its numbers wrong about the pandemic. Berset told the NZZ am Sonntag newspaper that the spirit...

1 week ago
Canton Zurich collects 'risk land' passenger data for other cantons
Swiss Info

Zurich cantonal police sends passenger data on people flying into Zurich airport from countries on Switzerland’s coronavirus “risk list” to several other cantons, it has been revealed. Canton Zurich has been collecting the data from airlines since Wednesday in order to check that people are keeping...


1 week ago
Swiss scientists to develop detector for rapid Covid screening
Swiss Info

A project to develop a small portable device to detect the coronavirus in airports, railway stations and public spaces where rapid screening could contribute to early detection of the disease has been awarded a Swiss National Science Foundation grant. “There is an urgent need for a set of measures...


1 week ago
Switzerland pre-orders 4.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine
Swiss Info

The Swiss government has signed a deal with US biotech firm Moderna to secure early access to 4.5 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine currently in development. Swiss authorities said on Friday that Moderna was “already at an advanced stage with its vaccine project”, but they did not mention a possible...


1 week ago
Swiss International Air Lines’ turnover halved due to coronavirus
Swiss Info

The economic repercussions of the coronavirus have caused turnover at SWISS to fall by 55% in the first half of 2020. With a turnover of CHF1.17 billion ($1.28 billion) between January and the end of June, the carrier suffered an operating loss of CHF266.4 million in the first half of the year, following...


1 week ago
Switzerland sends team of experts to Beirut
Swiss Info

A group of around 10 experts is headed to Lebanon to support the Swiss embassy in Beirut, which was damaged in a massive explosion on Tuesday. A plane is due to leave the Swiss capital Bern on Thursday morning carrying engineers, infrastructure specialists, a security advisor, a logistician, a telecommunications...


1 week ago
Madrid asks Bern for legal aid about fugitive ex-king
Swiss Info

Spain has asked Switzerland for legal assistance in connection with scandal-plagued former king, Juan Carlos, who has fled the country and gone into hiding amid corruption allegations. The justice ministry received a request for legal assistance in February, a spokeswoman for the ministry told the...


1 week ago
Mainland Spain added to Swiss list of coronavirus risk countries
Swiss Info

The Swiss health authorities have decided to add mainland Spain and six other nations to its list of coronavirus risk countries. People entering Switzerland from these countries have to go into quarantine for ten days to help curb the spread of Covid-19. The measure will take effect from Saturday,...


1 week ago
Belgium takes cantons Valais and Vaud off its Covid risk list
Swiss Info

Switzerland says Belgium has pledged to remove two Swiss regions from its list of coronavirus risk countries following an intervention by the foreign ministry. Cantons Valais and Vaud will again be declared safe as of Wednesday, but canton Geneva will remain on the list, according to Foreign Minister...


1 week ago
Pandemic crashed demand for hotels and trains
Swiss Info

The number of overnight stays in Swiss hotels practically halved in the first six months of the year. Covid-19 also hit demand for public transport, with passengers notching up a third of their normal distances by train in the past three months. Hotels saw 9.9 million overnight stays from the start...


1 week ago
Leading expert assures Geneva ‘under control’
Swiss Info

Despite the immediate closure of all nightclubs following a spike in coronavirus cases linked to the establishments, Didier Pittet, head of infection prevention at Geneva’s University Hospital, said the situation was under control. While Geneva recorded a sharp rise in cases during the last week...

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