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Swiss rush to get haircuts, visit dentists as coronavirus curbs easeThe outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Schlieren

By Cecile Mantovani and Denis Balibouse

GLAND/LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Haircuts, massages and shopping for garden supplies topped the agenda for Swiss on Monday as the country slowly started easing restrictions on public life imposed in March to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Queues formed in front of garden centres as people battling cabin fever emerged from six weeks of staying at home at the government’s urging.

“I think it is about time. We have to live our lives, so I think it is important that we keep doing our activities and contact with people is so important, even in a queue like