Stricter rules of conduct for new Corona cases in Zurich

The number of people infected with the Coronavirus is increased in the Canton of Zurich from nine to 13. This has informed the health Directorate. The confirm

Stricter rules of conduct for new Corona cases in Zurich

The number of people infected with the Coronavirus is increased in the Canton of Zurich from nine to 13. This has informed the health Directorate. The confirmation of the national reference laboratories in Geneva from am but still. There were two women and two men between the ages of 22 and 28 years. In all cases, it was the source of infection identify.

Three of the new cases got infected when the same Infected, with the previously already three other people have been infected. It should be a students of the mathematical Institute of the University of Zurich, who had lived previously in the North of Italy.

According to the Directorate of Health is the most Affected so well that you would not need to be hospitalized, if they had not been tested positive. This confirms the experiences in other countries, that the disease runs particularly among young people, usually is mild. There is a risk that young people with weak symptoms to infect older people, in whom the disorder has a more severe course can take it from there.

New recommendations for event organizers

The Directorate of Health has therefore adopted the following new recommendations to slow the spread of the Virus: events of any Size, with participating groups from the affected areas (Italy, China, South Korea, Iran) are not to be carried out. Events with many people in close physical contact in closed spaces should not be carried out (e.g. Clubs). Events with external Participants in old - age and nursing homes should not be carried out.

This is not a set of mandatory prohibitions. Such would not be, according to the Directorate of Health in view of the thousands of events in the Canton to control at all. Count on the personal responsibility of the population and the organizer.

Yesterday was Monday, seven new cases in the Canton of Zurich made public. Including people, is demonstrably within Switzerland with the Virus were, for the first time. Three of these cases related to employees of the mathematical Institute of the University. They had contracted the Virus at the above-mentioned PhD course. (hub)

Created: 03.03.2020, 16:38 PM

Updated Date: 03 March 2020, 16:05

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