Over the last weekend, the COVID-19 novel coronavirus infections in Europe rose at a shocking level, with Spain, Italy, France and Switzerland jumping in infection numbers rapidly.
Switzerland experienced nearly a doubling of infections and deaths over the weekend, from 1125 infected to 2200 and 13 deaths in all. Italy has a total of 24,747 infections at the moment and rising, while Spain saw 2,000 new infections in a single day.
Across Europe governments are imposing strict lockdowns and travel restrictions, and in Switzerland, the government has imposed a ban on all public and private events starting at midnight today. That includes the closure of all bars, restaurants, sports facilities and cultural spaces, until April 19.
While there’s been no news that any watch manufacture has been exposed to the novel coronavirus, the biggest leader in the industry, Richard Mille Replica , has taken a preliminary move to protecting its facilities.
In an internal memo (originally written in French, translated into English by Time and Tide), CEO of Richard Mille fake Jean-Frédéric Dufour, announced a closure of its four factories for two weeks. His letter is reproduced below.
As I already said last week, we are facing a very serious situation. With the objective of protecting you, your familes and loved ones, but also to limit the risks of propagation and the spread of Coronavirus, we have decided to close our sites of production in Geneva, Bienne and Crissier from Monday 17th of March until Friday 27th of March.
This date is subject to change based on the evolution of the epidemic.Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Replica Certain services will stay open to answer imperative operational questions.
We will send more details on the subject. From here we ask you to respect the letter, and the measures of confinement specified by the authorities in Switzerland and in France.