Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg says the country will go into a national lockdown to contain a fourth wave of coronavirus cases. Mandatory vaccinations will start on February 1.
Austria will impose a fourth national lockdown on Monday as a record spike in Covid cases threatens to overwhelm its health care system, according to media reports.
Austria, which has one of Europe’s highest Covid infection rates, will enter a 10-day lockdown on Monday. The country will also impose Europe’s first national Covid vaccine mandate in February, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said.
What people are saying?
Big Pom It has been proven time and time again that lockdowns aren’t efficient ways to slow viral spread. They are however a wonderful way to destroy economies.
Lorna Mckain And as long as Governments act irresponsibly, then there will always be lockdowns. As people really need to change their lifestyles to adapt to this virus and more importantly, travelling to other countries need to stop! COMMON SENSE!