They are making mandatory coronavirus testing and imposing a registration obligation on passengers in Austria. Other people who enter must show a negative test result of no more than three days in duration, and have the opportunity to make up for it within 24 hours of arriving in the country. Only the tests performed by a specialist are recognized.
Travelers should register once a week and be able to show a so-called PCR test result based on antibody screening for no longer than a week. Travelers visiting Austria less than once a week must register before entry. The tape will allow you to record from February 7th,
Registration will only be compulsory from February 10th.
Among the member states of the European Union, only Greece and Finland can currently enter Austria without complying with quarantine regulations. Other safe countries include Norway, Iceland, the Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Singapore. MTI writes that Japan has been removed from the registry of countries deemed epidemiologically safe due to the significant increase in the number of infected people.
Sebastian Kurz announced that the epidemiological restrictions in Austria will be eased after February 8, allowing schools and shops to open. Hotels are still closed. The fate of the restaurants will be decided later. The Austrian chancellor said the measures had succeeded in curbing the epidemic. Traditional masks will not be accepted in stores and on public transport from January 25, and everyone will have to wear FFP2 masks.
Earlier, on December 7, the country’s restrictions on restrictive measures that had been in place since November 17 were relaxed. Then they stressed again because the epidemiological data was unfavorable. Meanwhile, a British mutation of the Coronavirus was discovered in the country. In Austria, 418,283 cases of coronavirus have been identified since the outbreak, of which 7,902 have died from the disease.