The measures follow a spike in Covid hospitalizations and occur as the number of daily cases crosses the one thousand mark in spite of new measures taken just a week ago.
The Geneva University Hospital system (HUG) says the current hospitalization curve in the canton following a surge of Covid-19 infections, is reaching “worrisome” levels.
GENEVA – Switzerland is set to begin a gradual reopening on 27 April after the Federal Council agreed to ease measures against the novel coronavirus.
GENEVA – As called for by the Swiss Federal Council, the country prepares to reopen parts of the economy on 27 April. Canton Geneva has already lifted certain border movement restrictions with the provisional reopening of five crossings with France. Authorities however, caution Swiss residents not to rush to the other side for food shopping…
GENEVA – Police have reported an increase in the number of fines related to breaches of public health guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of the novel coronavirus disease. Over the 17 April weekend, Geneva police issued 97 fines for non-compliance with Covid-19 social distancing guidelines including gatherings of more than five people. Many residents…
Switzerland — Geneva police are looking for information or witnesses to a deadly motorcycle accident occurred on Wednesday 2 January at around 17:40 on the Route des Jeunes in canton Geneva. According to authorities, the victim, identified as a Swiss male born in 1999 (19 years of age), died on the scene after hitting the…
GENEVA, Switzerland — A fire burned for nearly three hours Thursday at the Sacré-Coeur Church in Plainpalais, destroying the attic and severely damaging the nave of the iconic 1859 landmark of the city centre.
GENEVA, Switzerland — The annual Mercer Ranking survey has named Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Bern among the top 15 cities with best quality of life.
GENEVA, Switzerland — The Geneva Airport is connected for the remainder of the winter season to 107 destinations through 50 airlines. Faithful readers, as customary find below a recap on the various changes (including some for the upcoming summer).
GENEVA, Switzerland — Back after a summer break with a selection of events for the rest of October in Geneva and surroundings.
GENEVA, Switzerland — What do the Swiss celebrate on 1 August each year? Get your handy notepad ready because the answer is like a delightfully complicated Swiss watch movement.