The sad reality is not only called a corona lockdown in this country. In Austria, too, many areas of public life are at a standstill. But one is looking for ways out.
- In Austria is the fight against that Coronavirus in full swing.
- The Alpine republic is currently im Lockdownbut wants to get back to normal soon.
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Update from January 11th, 3:40 p.m .: “I’m opening up because otherwise my child and I will starve to death. I feel compelled to break government regulationsbecause otherwise I won’t be able to survive, ”explained the landlady Alexandra Pervulesko across from heute.at. She wants her “Badcafé” in the Linz city center despite the current Lockdowns open on Monday. Financially she is facing the end, reported the Linzerin.
“So far I have been very lucky that my landlord was so accommodating about the lease. Still fall there costs that don’t just take their time. For example, insurance contributions, ”explained Pervulesko. “I’m not looking to be a kind of trailblazer by playing against the Federal Government Rules violate. But desperation forces me to unlock, ”said the restaurateur.
your Coffee shop she wants from today 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. to open. You’ll try that Distance rules and the Mask requirement adhere to, announced Pervulesko at. “We’ll see whether this always works,” says the café owner. The restaurateur said that media representatives from print and television will be on site at the opening.
According to heute.at risked Pervulesko a punishment in the amount of up to 30,000 euros. Found in the cafe Customers, therefore threaten fines of up to 1450 euros, as well as a display by the police. The state health authority can do that Coffee shop close if necessary.
Corona in Austria: More than 1500 new cases – 24 dead
It has been in Austria within the past 24 hours 1536 new corona infections given. In addition, the authorities reported during the same period 24 new corona deaths. The 7 day incidence in the Alpine republic has fallen slightly and is at a value of 166.8.
Most New corona infections were in Lower Austria reported. The number of new corona cases in the Federal states at a glance:
- Lower Austria: 351
- Vienna: 302
- Salzburg: 199
- Styria: 194
- Upper Austria: 179
- Carinthia: 113
- Tyrol: 81
- Vorarlberg: 76
- Burgenland: 41
Corona in Austria: is the “pure testing” coming now? Short government before a breakthrough
First report from January 10th: Vienna – In Germany the corona* -Lockdown extended until the end of January. Also Austria, where problems are currently occurring in ski areas, will remain in lockdown for two weeks as things stand. But one Government plan gives hope Relaxations.
Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) and its turquoise-green cabinet have dealt with the greatest Opposition party SPÖ on key points for a new regulation. That could in effect after the lockdown ends to step.
Corona in Austria: Attending events and holidays only with a negative test
Then it might be possible with one negative corona test * at Events with more than 20 people to participate. One too vacation should one mean “Pure testing” can compete. Holidaymakers then have to pass a corresponding negative corona test Hotels submit.
The “free ticket” after the lockdown may be valid not for gastronomy and retail. At first she wanted Ruling coalition out ÖVP and Greens also in these areas a so-called “Free testing” enable. But the draft failed because of the opposition’s veto.
Now the SPÖ has signaled its approval. “In order to get through the next few months safely two things are essential: vaccinate and test“, Explained the party leader Social democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, in a statement. If the government around Chancellor Kurz can get the SPÖ on board, the way in the Federal Council would be free.
According to information from the Austrian press agency APA plans the government draft mandatory corona tests for everyone who is present at events with more than 20 participants or who enter hotels. Without submitting the tests that not older than 48 hours then there would be no entry. Only for people who have received a Corona disease* have cured, the obligation to test would no longer apply.
Video: Corona mass tests – Modest interest in Austria
Corona in Austria: compulsory tests for hairdressers, teachers and other professional groups
The controlwhether there is a negative test would fall on the Hotel operator and organizer back. The government would help hoteliers and event organizers free test material provide. In order to set up a wide range of tests, the federal states intend to build a better test infrastructure. This should ensure regular corona tests, for example in pharmacies or companies.
The health crisis will continue to challenge us for a few more months, but there is also the challenge of bringing Austria back to its former strength. There is the challenge of getting those who have lost their jobs back into work.
– Sebastian Kurz (@sebastiankurz) January 10, 2021
Even several Occupational groups changes would be imminent. The government’s corona plans see one weekly compulsory test for some service provider in front. Anyone who has direct contact with customers or their protégés during work must take the corona test regularly. This concerns among other things Hairdressers, Masseurs, Teacher, Educators in kindergartens, conductor or employees of the Tourism branch. Chancellor Kurz had previously announced in a written statement that they wanted to get the infection process under control after the end of the lockdown through as many corona tests as possible. (kh) * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen digital network