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Old 16.03.2020, 17:08
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Re: Coronavirus

CH in Lockdown now. All shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment and leisure facilities will be closed until April 19, 2020. Grocery stores and health facilities are excluded.

More details here (in DE)

https://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/coronavir...gen-ld.1542664
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:10
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Nationwide state of emergency in Switzerland now.

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Old 16.03.2020, 17:11
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CH in Lockdown now. All shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment and leisure facilities will be closed until April 19, 2020. Grocery stores and health facilities are excluded.

More details here (in DE)

https://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/coronavir...gen-ld.1542664
Thank you. I had a feeling that was going to happen.
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:16
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Re: Coronavirus

Did I just catch that salary is guaranteed for those who can't work from home but who's work is off??
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:17
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CH in Lockdown now. All shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment and leisure facilities will be closed until April 19, 2020. Grocery stores and health facilities are excluded.

More details here (in DE)

https://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/coronavir...gen-ld.1542664

Now correct me if I'm wrong, but the BBC is considered a 'health facility' ?


It is critical for my mental health.
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:17
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Re: Coronavirus

Find it a bit strange that hotels are exempt from the lockdown
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:18
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Did I just catch that salary is guaranteed for those who can't work from home but who's work is off??
Income yes, likely not the full salary but you'll keep the home, have food and can pay the normal bills which is tbh enough for now.
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:18
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Re: Coronavirus

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Re: Coronavirus

So not a lockdown like Italy and Spain? Sounds like people can still come and go as they please?
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:18
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Find it a bit strange that hotels are exempt from the lockdown

Where would you put the people in the hotels now? It is more of "keep a roof over people's heads" statement rather than "hey everyone, go for a vacation".
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Re: Coronavirus

The leaders talking about local daily activities to be restricted, they claim that since january, their best interest has been to protect the population. But the airport in Zurich seems to continue business as usual... they haven't connected the dots about how this virus spreads? How slow is this people, seems like a stone in the middle of the road would be able to listen more.

(aware this won't paste correctly here, you can have a look directly, in real-time, here: https://flightaware.com/live/airport/LSZH )

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SWR1579 A321 Vienna Int'l (Schwechat) (VIE) 03:35p CET 04:39p CET
THY1909 A332 Istanbul Airport (IST) 04:00p +03 04:38p CET
SWR2813 BCS1 Geneva Cointrin Int'l (GVA) 04:00p CET 04:32p CET
KLM1961 B737 Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) 03:26p CET 04:29p CET
SWR781 E190 Brussels (BRU) 03:33p CET 04:25p CET
CLH2370 CRJ9 Munich Int'l (MUC) 03:46p CET 04:20p CET
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OAW2255 E290 Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) 02:53p CET 04:15p CET
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GAC5P C510 Paris Le Bourget (LBG / LFPB) 03:07p CET 04:03p CET
SWR1019 223 Dusseldorf Int'l (DUS) 03:00p CET 03:53p CET
HB-LVC Les Eplatures (ZHV / LSGC) 03:01p CET 03:38p CET
BAW716 32Q London Heathrow (LHR) 01:21p GMT 03:38p CET
SWR2111 A321 Malaga (AGP) 01:16p CET 03:32p CET
D-FQDP Bodensee (FDH / EDNY) 02:51p CET 03:27p CET

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SWR333 A320 London Heathrow (LHR) Delayed
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05:16p CET
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:20
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Find it a bit strange that hotels are exempt from the lockdown
I would not expect that hotel guests, most away from home, will be thrown out on street with nowhere to go and borders/flights closed. So makes sense.

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Re: Coronavirus

I just want to understand “lockdown”.

You can go to the grocery, to the doctor, and I assume the dentist.

You can go outside for a walk and walk your dog?
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:21
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CH in Lockdown now. All shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment and leisure facilities will be closed until April 19, 2020. Grocery stores and health facilities are excluded.

More details here (in DE)

https://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/coronavir...gen-ld.1542664
It states 2,200 cases but that is the same number as midday yesterday?
https://www.bag.admin.ch/ site is not updated either since midday yesterday.

So far as I understand there is no ban on leaving home?
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:21
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Re: Coronavirus

What about the pet food stores?
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:22
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What about the pet food stores?
Pets are now food.
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:22
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The leaders talking about local daily activities to be restricted, since they claim, since january their best interest has been to protect the population. But the airport in Zurich seems to continue business as usual... they haven't connected the dots about how this virus spreads? How slow is this people, seems like a stone in the middle of the road would be able to listen more.

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Well I was at the airport Tuesday evening and it was deserted and about 30% of departures were cancelled. I didn't fly but my GF did and she was through security in 2 mins.
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:24
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I would not expect that hotel guests, most away from home, will not be thrown out on street with nowhere to go and borders/flights closed. So makes sense.
You have people working there who are exposed daily to others who have likely been travelling throughout Europe...

Seems to defeat the purpose of a lockdown.
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:25
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Re: Coronavirus

I also would like to understand what "lockdown" here means exactly (I wasn't able to understand the recent conference). I understand that grocery stores and pharmacies will remain open, but that's all I know. I'm going to cancel my dentist appointment for next month since it was just a cleaning anyways.
I really hope that it will still be considered okay for people to go out for bike rides, kids to play outside, etc.
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Old 16.03.2020, 17:27
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My local coop was completely out of fresh produce this morning---baked everything else looked normal (although I didn't do an inventory, just got my energy drink and gipfelli and left).

I'm not too concerned, we're stocked up on the essentials enough to last at least a month if not longer.
yes coop fresh vegs was empty. inexcusable!!
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