A man holds a placard reading in German "Your Federal Council (Swiss Government) how long do you intend to keep up the lies" during a protest against the new measures against the Covid-19 in front of the House of Parliament on October 18, 2020 in Bern. The Swiss government said on October 18 it was making the wearing of masks in indoor public spaces compulsory under new measures introduced after a "worrying" rise in coronavirus infections. It said gatherings of more than 15 people in public would also be banned under the rules to take effect on October 19, while service in restaurants and bars would be restricted to seated customers only. Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP

Second wave

BRUSSELS, Oct 19, 2020 (AFP) - Belgium imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Monday as Switzerland made wearing face masks compulsory in indoor public spaces, the latest desperate measures by