Switzerland Orders Mandatory Quarantine For All Arrivals From Omicron-Stricken Countries

(Credit: zuerich.com) The government of Switzerland has announced urgent new measures in order to combat the new Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant. All persons (children included) coming from the countries where the Omicron has been detected will have to present a negative PCR test upon arrival and subsequently undergo mandatory 10-day quarantine regardless of the vaccination status. Additionally, a PCR or rapid {…}

Switzerland Announces New COVID-19 Measures; Lucerne Festival Cancels Beethoven Festival & Opernhaus Zurich Shuts Down

(Credit: Opernhaus Zürich official website) The Swiss government has announced a set of new strict measures that will also affect cultural institutions, including the opera houses and concert halls. Events with more than 50 people will be prohibited, as well as sporting and cultural leisure activities with more than 15 spectators. The Swiss government has also shut down disco clubs {…}