Find here the daily COVID-19 updates for Austria, with everything you need to know about the coronavirus in Austria, brought to you by the Metropole team. Scroll down!
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- Vaccines will be mandatory from February 2022.
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Here is a wrap-up of the current developments regarding the coronavirus in Austria.
News from Austria
- Almost 500,000 police checks of COVID-19 measures have been carried out since January 11.
- The police have carried out approximately 40,000 checks each day.
- 2,500 violations of government prescribed COVID-19 have been in less than two weeks.
- The checks included the adherence to the curfew for those unvaccinated if restaurants and bars are closing at 10 p.m. and the compliance with the outdoors mask mandate (if the minimum distance of two meters can’t be kept).
- Austrian ministries reported 22,453 new infections in the last 24 hours.
- The 7-day-incidence stands at 1,767 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
- The value is highest in Tyrol (2,604) and lowest in Styria (1,157).
- 13,991 people so far have died from COVID-19 in Austria.
- Currently, 1,129 people are hospitalised due to a COVID-19 infection.
- 192 people currently require intensive care.
|Active cases||Hospitalized||In intensive care (ICU)||Deaths|
|Daily Tests||Recovered||Tested Positive|
|Total vaccine jabs given||17,346,219|
|Number of people who got at least their 1st vaccine jab||6,724,061|
|– in percentage of the population||75.27%|
|– in percentage of the eligible population (aged 5+)||79.12%|
|People fully immunized (valid vaccination certificate)||6,443,414|
|– in percentage of the population||72.13%|
|– in percentage of the eligible population (aged 5+)||75.81%|
|Number of people who got the booster shot||4,254,692|
|– in percentage of the population||47.7%|
Source: Austrian Ministry of Health, January 23, 2021