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Can Austrians leave the country?

Travel abroad is still possible during the nationwide lockdown, which strictly regulates leaving one’s home area. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health to APA on Monday. The entry regulations of the destination country and to Austria are to be taken into account “of course”. The Austrian regulations...

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Mandatory vaccination

New mandatory vaccination law!

As of February 1, there is to be a general obligation to vaccinate in Austria. Those who do not get vaccinated will have to pay heavy fines. In addition to a lockdown for everyone, the federal and state governments have also agreed on a general vaccination requirement. This makes...

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Corona explodes

Austria to have Nationwide lockdown!

Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg (ÖVP) and Health Minister Wolfgang Mückstein (Greens) had already traveled to the Tyrolean Achensee on Thursday evening to discuss the further course of action with the state representatives gathered for the state governors’ conference. On Friday morning, they now appeared before the press. And this is...

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Austria records new corona cases

Salzburg impose lockdown for everyone!

55 new deaths today, brinsg Austria total to 11,903!! The provinces of Salzburg and Upper Austria will go into an overall lockdown in light of the continued sharp rise in new Corona infections Corona hotspots Upper Austria and Salzburg will go into a lockdown starting Monday. This was announced...

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another lockdown

Is Austria heading for another Lockdown?

Corona numbers go up and up: Last exit lockdown? Over 11,300 as of today wed 10/11/21 and 40 deaths. For a country with a population of only 8.5 million that is high! Is Austria stumbling into a lockdown again? Politicians are at least reassuring those who have been vaccinated...

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Ne3w restrictions

From Monday, stricter Corona rules will apply in Austria

From Monday, 8th November, new restrictions apply in Austria Those who are neither vaccinated nor recovered will be excluded from virtually all public entertainment. The corresponding regulation was officially announced by the Ministry of Health on Sunday evening. Some details of the 2G rules are new, for example for...

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Corona explodes

Corona numbers skyrocket in Austria!

In the past 24 hours, 8,593 new infections have been reported. Corona numbers are exploding: Within the last 24 hours, there were 8,593 new infections. This is by far the highest total of this year and more than 1,500 new infections more than yesterday. According to information from the...

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Snow closes roads

Snowfall paralyzed traffic in western Austria

Snowfall temporarily paralyzed traffic in western Austria Because of numerous cars with summer tyres got stuck on the Brenner freeway, the A13 had to be closed! Since November 1, winter tyres have been compulsory in Austria if driving conditions are suitable. The fact that this would happen on the...

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House of kurz

Kurz affair forces Austria to look in the mirror

Despite a string of scandals, efforts to crack down on corruption haven’t gone very far. Austria needs to look in mirror ! VIENNA — Austrians love few things more than a juicy political scandal, which is why the revelations that have rocked the country over the past few weeks are a...

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winter tyres

Winter tyres required in Austria

Driving to Austria: When the sun comes out and the temperatures start to rise..it is always difficult to decide..should I change my tyres or wait for a bit longer…..be aware the rules say you need to have winter tyres on your car from 1st November until 15th April !!!...

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