Two hotels in the Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz placed in quarantine

They specify that a variant of the coronavirus has spread widely there. In both hotels, the authorities have ordered tests, the cantonal chancellery of Graubünden said in a statement on Monday morning. In addition, the ski schools and ski schools in St. Moritz will remain closed until further notice. Wearing a mask is now compulsory throughout the territory of the municipality.

The cantonal health service strongly recommends that residents and tourists refrain from all non-essential contact with other people. Hygiene and distance rules must be observed.

The presence of the mutated virus was detected on Sunday evening in St. Moritz. Authorities report a dozen cases. Large-scale testing for the station’s population will be carried out on Tuesday.

Thanks to the active screening strategy and the experience gained during the pilot tests last December, the cantonal health department was able to quickly put in place targeted measures against the spread of the mutated virus in St. Moritz, underlines the service. of health.

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