Austrian Chancellor Alexander Shalenberg It was announced this Friday (12) that it expects to get the approval of Parliament on Sunday to detain all citizens who have not been vaccinated. Covid-19, At a time when the country is witnessing an increase in epidemics.
“The goal is clear: we need national prison approval on Sunday for those who have not been vaccinated,” Shalenberg announced without disclosing when the measure would take effect.
Conditions of discharge Austria Salzburg, which registers the worst communicable diseases, has also been incarcerated since last Monday.
In order for this measure to be implemented at the national level, the criteria must be approved by Parliament and local government authorities over the weekend.
Untitled photo of Austrian government seat in Vienna – Photo: David Mark / Pixby
Health Minister Wolfgang Muickstein also announced on Friday that compulsory vaccination would be given to health professionals.
Approximately 64% of Austrians are fully vaccinated, which is slightly lower than the European Union average (67%).
Shalenberg called the vaccination rate “disappointingly low.” Austria, a country of 9.8 million people, has recorded more than 11,640 deaths from Kovid since the beginning of the Pandemic.
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