COVID-19 in Europe: Austria’s parliament approves vaccine mandate for adults

Austria covid mandate

Several countries in Europe have registered a record number of COVID-19 infections this week — here is our summary of the situation across the continent. The number of new coronavirus cases globally rose by 20 percent last week to more than 18 million, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus […]

Austria orders lockdown for residents who have not received COVID-19 vaccine

Austria Covid Lockdown

The Austrian government has ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people starting at midnight Monday to combat rising coronavirus infections and deaths. The move prohibits unvaccinated people 12 and older from leaving their homes except for basic activities such as working, grocery shopping, going for a walk — or getting vaccinated. Authorities are concerned about rising infections and deaths […]