The Swiss government in connection with the threat of the spread of coronavirus has banned public events with an audience of over 1,000 people, reports swissinfo.ch.
This ban until at least March 15. He has already entered into force, despite the height of the carnival season, which attracts a large number of people in a Swiss city.
“The main priority of the Swiss Federal Council – protection of the population. We react to the latest developments in the field of epidemic coronavirus and classify the situation in Switzerland as an emergency from the point of view of the threat of the epidemic. The current situation allows the Federal Council to take action, which usually fall within the competence of the cantons,” said the government statement.
In this regard, for the first time in 70 years cancelled Geneva motor show, reports The Verge.
Geneva motor show-2020 was to be held from 3 to 15 March.
Let’s remind, that in Switzerland (Zurich and Lausanne) in may, must pass the world championship on hockey. In Zurich, were confirmed two cases of the disease.