Corona News Here you will find relevant information about the StartWeek and the Covid-19 situation. Updated 10 September 2021 +++ Important changes due to the coronavirus +++ On Monday, 13 September, a capacity limit will be enacted on the basis of the decision of the Federal Council (8 September 2021). This will have implications on the group rooms. Here you can find the updated "overview of group rooms". Your StartWeek 2021 will still start on Monday, 13 September. The number of your StartGroup (see StartLetter page 2) has not changed! Rules of conduct and mask obligation on campus On campus, the directives of the President’s Board and University Administration "Covid-19: Code of conduct for Teaching and Working" apply. All persons who are in the publicly accessible interior rooms of university buildings (so-called "interior circulation areas") must wear a protective mouth-nose mask that complies with official recommendations. Persons without a protective mask must leave university premises immediately. In case of symptoms Only people without any symptoms are allowed on campus. If you feel sick or have any symptoms of coronavirus prior or during the StartWeek, please stay at home, follow the guidelines of the Federal Office of Public Health, and contact the 24h coronavirus hotline from the StartWeek (+41 71 224 31 17) immediately. Entering Switzerland The graphic below shows a simplified overview of current health-related measures at the border for entering Switzerland: Here is the FOPH's current list of countries and areas with virus variants of concern. If you are subject to a quarantine obligation, you must notify the competent cantonal authority. You can use the following links for this purpose: St.Gallen, other canton. SwissCovid App We recommend downloading and using the SwissCovid App. The app complements contact tracing and provides an additional measure of warning.