Coronavirus Update ZurichUpdated: March 26, 2020
Is the Coronavirus in Zurich?Yes, the Coronavirus is now everywhere in Europe, including Switzerland and its economic capital Zurich. The first reported case of Coronavirus (or COVID-19) in Switzerland was in the beginning of March. As of March 26, there were 1476 confirmed cases in the canton of Zurich (of this number 9 people have died). In all Switzerland there are more than 11 400 cases and 164 deaths reported. Find all the updated coronavirus numbers here: www.corona-data.ch. The virus is spreading rapidly, the numbers climb by the hour. To slow the spread of the virus, people are asked to stay at home whenever possible.
Due to public health concerns about the spread of the Coronavirus, the Swiss government has declared an ‘extraordinary situation’. Find below the measurements that are currently in place to help slowing down the spread of the virus.
All foreigners who do not have a valid residence or work permit will be refused entry to Switzerland (land and air travel).