Medical workers treat a patient with Covid-19 in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Neuchatel, Switzerland in December. Photo: Keystone via AP
Medical workers treat a patient with Covid-19 in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Neuchatel, Switzerland in December. Photo: Keystone via AP

Switzerland slashes quarantine, hoping Omicron is ‘beginning of the end’ of the coronavirus pandemic

  • Health Minister Alain Berset says the country could be near a ‘turning point’, and could soon see an endemic phase for Covid-19
  • The government is also cutting isolation times for coronavirus patients from 10 days to five, as long as they have been symptom-free for 48 hours

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers treat a patient with Covid-19 in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Neuchatel, Switzerland in December. Photo: Keystone via AP
Medical workers treat a patient with Covid-19 in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Neuchatel, Switzerland in December. Photo: Keystone via AP
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