COVID certified, no extension for now – RSI Swiss Radio and Television

COVID certified, no extension for now - RSI Swiss Radio and Television

No decision on increasing the covid certificate will be taken only if needed

The Federal Council has not taken any decision regarding the introduction of the Kovid certificate. However, on Wednesday he noted that the vast majority of cantons and social partners support a possible extension of the obligation to prevent hospital overload. So “if there is a need for epidemiological development, it can take necessary measures at any time”. The canton, it was specified, does not have the right to autonomously extend the obligation to request a COVID certificate to other regions. This requires the decision of the Federal Council.

It was announced by the government itself. was done through pay attention In which he noted that “he will be able to respond quickly, after careful assessment of both the number of hospitalizations and the number of new cases and the development of the epidemiological situation. The effect of the measures on the number of hospitalizations will last two or three weeks.” Hence, it is important to have a good plan of hospital capacity by the cantonments.”

With the extension of certificate liability, it says, we want to avoid closure and limit social and economic life as much as possible. During the consultation, it was proposed to extend the obligation of the certificate to all interior spaces of restaurants and bars for indoor events (such as concerts, theatres, cinemas, sporting events, weddings), to the interior spaces of structures of cultural and leisure activities had gone. (such as museums, zoos, fitness centers, indoor swimming pools) and indoor sports and cultural activities. As of now, there is no plan to introduce an obligation to obtain an external certificate.

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Accessible to all, the certificate certifies vaccination against COVID-19, recovery from the disease or a negative test result. It is not mandatory for children and youth under 16 years of age.


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