2 Austrian States, Including Salzburg, to Impose Covid Lockdowns


Two states in Austria will limit public life for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals beginning subsequent week as hospitals pressure beneath the most recent surge in coronavirus infections. The common lockdown within the states — Salzburg and Upper Austria — goes into have an effect on every week after the nation imposed broad restrictions on the actions of unvaccinated individuals.

(*2*) Wilfried Haslauer, the governor of Salzburg, advised the Austrian information service APA on Thursday.

The common lockdown within the two states, which is anticipated to final at the least a number of weeks, comes amid file caseloads. The Austrian authorities registered 15,609 new instances in a single day nationwide on Tuesday, a file within the nation for the reason that pandemic started. About 40 p.c of these instances have been in Salzburg and Upper Austria.

The actual guidelines have been anticipated be introduced on Thursday afternoon.

The nationwide opposition chief, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, referred to as for the measures to be expanded for the complete nation. She mentioned the selection was stark.

“The national government must not stand by while people die because they can no longer get adequate health care,” Ms. Rendi-Wagner advised a information convention in Vienna on Thursday.