11/26/2020, 7:12 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Swiss minister: Ski resorts must follow COVID rules

Ski resorts need to follow strict rules on COVID-19, Swiss minister in change of health, Alain Berset, said at a press conference on Thursday.

Berset noted that differences exist between countries on the way they are planning to handle the ski season. "We are autonomous and can decide ourselves whether we leave ski areas open. But we know what's at stake. The situation must not get out of hand," the pointed out.

Berset's comments come after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that ski resorts in the European Union should stay closed this year to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Breaking the News / VP