Last updated on 02.12.2021

Tests

Repeat testing even if you don’t have symptoms

Repeat testing allows the virus to be detected early to stop it spreading.

For this reason, repeat testing is an important part of managing the pandemic alongside testing people with symptoms.

You’ll find the latest information on repeat testing below.

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Why repeat testing?

Widespread repeat testing of people without symptoms helps better control the pandemic – particularly in organisations such as businesses, schools and clubs. However, a negative test result does not guarantee absolute safety. This is why it is important to follow the rules on hygiene and social distancing despite repeat testing. You can find out more about this here.

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How can I get repeat tests?

Watch two explanatory videos to find out how testing is being done in Switzerland and why repeat testing in the workplace is a good idea. Here you’ll find an overview of contact points in all the cantons who can provide information on how repeat testing is being implemented at cantonal level. You can also find out about self-tests that you can do at home.

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How does repeat testing work?

Here you’ll find an overview of all the types of test and what to do if you get a positive test result in terms of isolating, contact quarantine, vaccination and the COVID certificate. An explanatory video also shows how pooled PCR tests for organisations work.

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FAQs on testing

Have you got other questions on testing? In the FAQs you’ll find answers to frequently-asked questions.

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