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Old 15.10.2020, 19:52
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Break quarantine to leave country

Hi all

Iíve looked at the guidelines but I couldnít see anything on this but does anyone know if you can break quarantine to leave the country?

Returned back from the UK Sunday and 4 days in but something pretty major has come up (family) and I need to get back ASAP.

Can I break quarantine if I leave the country? Iíd rather not sit out the next 6 days to do another 14 days in the UK racking up 20.
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Old 15.10.2020, 20:17
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Re: Break quarantine to leave country

I'm in France but may have to return to Switzerland for a few days before heading back to France. i asked the same question of the office in Kanton Zug and got this reply from them:

Good morning

Unfortunately, you will have to stay in quarantine for 10 days when you come to Switzerland.

If you only stay in Switzerland for 3 days, you must also spend the full 3 days in quarantine,
which means no shopping, no walking outside etc. Stay indoors for 3 days.

Please register using the form on the Kanton Zug website:

https://iform.zg.ch/iform/pub/AIO/st...e5ce17610b152#

Note in brackets at the address that you will only stay for 3 days in Switzerland.

If you wish to leave Switzerland, you must do so under strict hygiene conditions.
With masks and 1.5 m distance to other people. After that you are not allowed to enter Switzerland for the next 14 days.

We hope we could serve you with this information.

Kind regards,


The not being allowed back to Switzerland for 14 days won't be an issue for me, but maybe for others.

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Old 15.10.2020, 20:20
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Re: Break quarantine to leave country

Very useful info, thanks!

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Old 15.10.2020, 21:13
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Re: Break quarantine to leave country

Yes I will ask regarding the double quarantine as it makes no sense doing it twice.

I think I will call Kanton Zurich tomorrow and ask if I can leave. The UK is clear as long as you go direct then itís ok. I would get driven to the airport CH side so minimal contact.
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Yes I will ask regarding the double quarantine as it makes no sense doing it twice.

I think I will call Kanton Zurich tomorrow and ask if I can leave. The UK is clear as long as you go direct then itís ok. I would get driven to the airport CH side so minimal contact.
UK are fine with public transport.
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Old 15.10.2020, 21:27
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UK are fine with public transport.
Nah. They're terrible. Swiss are much better.

(Hey, I just misread the first time)
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Re: Break quarantine to leave country

To me it would make no sense not doing it twice.
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To me it would make no sense not doing it twice.



Same for me and medic OH. This especially if you fly as you will be in contact with many others at airport and even more so, in plane- both ways.


I know several people with really serious family health problems who have had to accept they can't go and visit, due to quarantine both sides- and having nowhere to quarantine in UK anyhow- as you can't quarantine with family or friends.
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Re: Break quarantine to leave country

I don't see why not. I assume it's similar to the UK where so long as you go straight out of the country without stopping over it should be fine. We did a recent trip to the UK, 4 days there quarantining and then straight back out again.

Whether you'd need to quarantine again in the UK, having been in quarantine here since you got back, I don't know.
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