You are not sick but you have returned from a region at risk or have received a quarantine from the authorities or the cantonal doctor because you have been in colse contact with a Covid + person.
Early lifting of the quarantine at 7 days For quarantined contacts
Contacts who have been placed in quarantine can be released from quarantine if a rapid antigen test or PCR test performed on the 7th day of the quarantine is negative and after receipt of the result by the cantonal doctor’s service. If the test result is positive, the person should immediately go into isolation.
The Confederation covers the costs of these tests for the contact persons who have received a notification from the cantonal doctor inviting them to carry out this test. For travelers
The lifting of a quarantine is also authorized in the event of a negative test carried out from the 7th day and after receipt of the result by the cantonal doctor’s service; the costs are, in this case, the responsibility of the person.
Only the competent authority or the cantonal doctor are empowered to pronounce a quarantine and to provide you with a certificate for the loss of earnings.
Quarantine is not a sick leave. Teleworking may be required by the employer.
The positive person must announce the people who live under the same roof, these people will receive a quarantine decision allowing them to touch the APG. However, the service dealing with these procedures is currently behind schedule due to the large number of positive cases.
For asymptomatic members of a family (or community living together) – incl. children under 12 years of age – for each person who was close to the covid + patient:
In Geneva: the end of the quarantine takes place at the same time as the lifting of the isolation as long as the people are asymptomatic.
In Vaud: they must begin 10 days of quarantine after the last day of contact with the isolation patient in isolation.