The potential risk of contracting the new coronavirus in Switzerland is currently moderate, according to the Health Office. Switzerland health ministry recently revised its official advice on the coronavirus pandemic and announced that it is now safe for children under the age of 10 to hug their grandparents. Additionally, they also informed that young children do not have the receptors to catch the deadly disease, therefore they may not be infected and nor would they transmit it to a new person. Currently, Switzerland has over 31,292 confirmed coronavirus cases and the deadly virus has claimed nearly 1,680 lives in the country. Switzerland is continuing to relax its lockdown measures, allowing people to go out and socialize more freely. Shops, markets, museums and libraries may also reopen. If you have questions or concerns about coronavirus Schweiz news, please contact us at