Covid-19: Overview of the development of case numbers and the utilisation of the health care system

7 July 2022 – At its meeting on 29 June 2022, the Federal Council was informed about the current situation of the Covid-19 pandemic and the outlook for autumn 2022. The number of infections with the coronavirus is currently increasing again. However, according to current knowledge, the current sub-variants of Omikron do not lead to more severe courses than the previous sub-variants. An overload of the health care system is currently assumed. The Federal Council has also decided to extend the mandate for the transfer of a total of 15 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine until the end of 2022 if they cannot be used in Switzerland.

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