Information on the new Corona virus

Local news, 20.03.2020

The new coronavirus is also spreading in Norway and Iceland. The Embassy is monitoring the situation in close contact with the Swiss authorities.

In order to contain the spread of the virus, the Norwegian and Icelandic authorities have ordered a number of measures and made recommendations:
Travel advice for novel coronavirus disease
Coronavirus disease COVID-19

Response to COVID-19 in Iceland
Corona (COVID-19)

We recommend that you keep yourself informed of the latest measures and follow the instructions from the Norwegian and Icelandic authorities. For more information about the coronavirus situation, please visit the following specialized websites:
If you have medical questions, you can also seek advice from a medical professional.
If you are in contact with Swiss nationals currently in transit in Norway or Iceland, please inform them of the Federal Council's call for a speedy return to Switzerland: Covid (COVID-19). This call for return is not addressed to Swiss nationals resident in Norway or Iceland, but only to Swiss nationals in transit.
The Regional Consular Centre in Stockholm will be happy to answer any further questions. You can reach us at:
Phone: +46 8 676 79 00 (office hours)