Her chancellor Austria Alexander Salenberg said today, Friday, that he is waiting for the green light of the parliament on Sunday for the imposition lockdown for people who have not been vaccinated or have not been diagnosed with coronavirus, as the country faces a rapidly rising epidemic.
“The goal is clear: we want to give the green light for a national lockdown on Sunday. unvaccinatedSaid Chancellor Salenberg during a press conference, without specifying the date of entry into force of the measures.
The state of Upper Austria and the city-state of Salzburg have already imposes, from Monday, restrictive measures for the unvaccinated, as broadcast by ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ.
To implement the measure at national level, it must take the approval of the parliament and the assembly of the heads of local governments during the weekend.
The Minister of Health Wolfgang Mycstein also announced today that it has ordered the mandatory vaccination of health personnel.
Almost it 64% Austrian population has received two doses of the vaccine, lower than the European average in 67%.
It is characteristic that Chancellor Salenberg characterized the level of vaccination in his country “shamefully low».
To date, more than 11.640 people infected with the virus have ended up in the country of 9.8 million inhabitants.