UDINE. Even in Austria, the provisions of the authorities regarding the fight against the coronavirus epidemic are quite strict. All information is available on the website of the Italian Embassy in Vienna. Since last February 8, provisions have come into force that are currently valid. Ffp2 masks and masks are required and a safety distance of 2 meters, there is a “night curfew” from 8 pm to 6 am (in Italy from 10 pm to 5 am), shops, museums, libraries and zoos have been reopened , partial reopening of schools. From tomorrow, Thursday 1 April, new provisions on the entry into Austria of commuters come into force.
Commuters from all non-EU states, as well as from “countries with high covid incidence” (Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Italy, Malta, Poland, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Cyprus) must submit a biological test molecular (Pcr) negative or a negative antigen test carried out within 72 hours prior to entry to Austria. From 1 to 6 April inclusive an “Easter rest for Eastern Austria” (rigid lockdown) will be in force in the Eastern Regions (Burgenland, Lower Austria, Vienna).
Among the measures envisaged: curfew 24 hours a day, with the usual exceptions (the handling of the “basic needs” of daily life, work or study reasons, if necessary, assistance to third parties and the handling of family obligations, closure of shops (with the exception of those that sell basic necessities) and services with close contact with customers, distance learning in schools Austria currently has about 3,000 daily infections.