Austria overview

78,029

cases

965

DEATHS

56,791

recovered

1.2%

Fatality Rate

72.8%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Austria

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Austria:

1. Passengers arriving from a non-Schengen Member State are not allowed to enter Austria. - This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. - This does not apply to passengers with a British passport. - This does not apply to residents of Austria. - This does not apply to passengers with a D visa issued by Austria. - This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate dated from a maximum of 4 days before their arrival in Austria. The medical certificate must confirm that the person is not affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19), and be in German or in English. - This does not apply to: a. passengers traveling on diplomatic missions and their family members if living in the same household, and b. employees of international organisations and their family members if living in the same household, and c. humanitarian workers, and d. healthcare professionals, and e. transport personnel including crew engaged in transport of goods, and f. crew members of emergency, rescue/ambulance or ferry flights. 2. Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland must self-quarantine for 14 days and this must be confirmed by signature. This does not apply if their immediate departure is ensured. 3. Passengers with a British passport must self-quarantine for 14 days and this must be confirmed by signature. This does not apply if their immediate departure is ensured. 4. Residents of Austria and passengers with a D visa issued by Austria must self-quarantine for 14 days and this must be confirmed by signature. This does not apply if their immediate departure is ensured.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.