Austria enforces a nationwide lockdown. Police fines people for not vaccinating Access to various locations
November 15, 2021 BloombergIt was reported that Austrian police had been ordered to intercept and examine people on the streets. to enforce lockdown measures on people who refuse to vaccinate against COVID-19 This is one of the tougher measures across Europe. to cope with the rising number of infected people
The Austrian Interior Ministry said the lockdown measures will be effective from Monday onwards. by those who are unable to provide evidence of vaccination before entering cinemas, gyms and retail stores They will face a fine of at least 500 euros, or around 18,000 baht, while operators serving these people may be fined 3,600 euros, or about 134,000 baht.
“Austria must speed up vaccination. because of the humiliatingly low vaccination rates,” Austrian Prime Minister Alexander Schallenberg said at a press conference in Vienna. along with saying “We will not take this measure lightly. Unfortunately, it was necessary.”
AP Reports that the lockdown measures for non-vaccination people are in force throughout Austria. Unvaccinated persons aged 12 years and over are prohibited from leaving the home. Except for basic routines such as working, shopping for groceries, taking a walk or traveling to get vaccinated.
The austerity measure affects about 2 million out of 8.9 million people. However, the measure will not apply to children under 12, as these children cannot be vaccinated by the authorities. Lockdown 10 days
Austria’s covid control measures It came after the European Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that The number of covid patients is increasing. and Europe is becoming the epicenter of the outbreak. Many European governments are rushing to curb the disease in order to maintain the health system.
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