Lockdown Update – Austria’s Current Coronavirus Measures

Austria’s lockdown was lifted on May 19, but there are still measures in place to contain COVID-19. Here’s how it works.

We bring you a lockdown update on current coronavirus measures that apply in Austria.

The economy opened up again on May 19, and people with a “green pass” (i.e. those vaccinated, tested or recovered) can enter restaurants, bars or use personal services. Meanwhile, vaccinations in Austria continue apace, with new slots opening up every week. The City of Vienna provides PCR “gargle” tests and rapid antigen testing for free.

To understand how it all works in practice, we created several graphics for you on the latest coronavirus measures.

Graphics created by Daniel El-Sabeh.

For more detailed guidance on traveling to Austria right now, go to the next page

Benjamin Wolf
Benjamin studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as managing editor and COO for Metropole in Vienna. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history. Photo: Visual Hub

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