Unvaccinated people in Austria could soon face massive restrictions. This was announced by Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg at a press conference.
Vienna – The Corona * situation in Austria is getting worse. The number of infections has been increasing significantly for some time. If this situation worsens, unvaccinated people are now threatened with a new lockdown. This was announced by Chancellor Alexander Schnallenberg on Friday evening, October 22nd, at a press conference.
Corona in Austria: soon lockdown for unvaccinated people?
This step comes when the intensive care beds are particularly busy, said the head of government after a crisis meeting with the prime minister. “We are about to stumble into a pandemic of unprotected unvaccinated people.”
Health Minister Wolfgang Mückstein made it clear that anyone who has neither been vaccinated nor recovered has to be prepared for massive exit restrictions at the last stage of the new step-by-step plan.
Austria: Schallenberg announces new corona plans
In this case, leaving the apartment may only be possible for valid reasons. Schallenberg, on the other hand, ruled out a lockdown * for those who had been vaccinated or recovered. He is now hoping for a strong signal effect from the new corona plans.
After all: the situation in the intensive care units in Austria is still largely stable despite the recent significant increase in the number of infections *. The seven-day incidence * is currently just under 230. For comparison: in Germany it is currently around 100.
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