Important Information on the Coronavirus

Events and Establishments

From October 1, 2020 events with more than 1'000 people are permitted, provided that health and safety concepts for large-scale events are being implemented and a cantonal permit has been issued. Leisure facilities such as restaurants, nightclubs, bars, casinos, zoos, zoological and botanical gardens, wellness facilities and swimming pools are open, as well as camping sites, mountain railways, toboggan runs, bike and rope parks. 

Face masks have to be worn on public transport all over Switzerland as well as inside stores, shopping malls and markets in the Canton of Zurich. In the city of Zurich, face masks are also compulsory in publicly accessible municipal buildings, health care facilities, in municipal museums and in all indoor areas of the zoo. Restaurants, cafés, bars and nightclubs are required to record the contact details of their guests. 

Entry Restrictions

Anyone entering Switzerland from a country or area with a high risk of infection is legally mandated to go into quarantine for ten days. 

Please refer to the official sources for details and up-to-date information:

Federal Office of Public Health

Kanton Zurich Department of Health


Zurich Convention Bureau

The Zurich Convention Bureau is here for you to answer your questions and help you plan future events. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

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