Austria Implements lockdown for unvaccinated people

Austria has decided to place lockdown for those who are not fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus, Vice-Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg of Austria confirmed on 14th November.

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As the covid cases surge across Europe for the 4th time, Austria has decided to place lockdown for those who are not fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus, Vice-Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg of Austria confirmed on 14th November. 
Austria was one of the first nations in Europe or probably world to put restrictions on daily movements that applied during national lockdowns before vaccines were rolled out, though this time they only affect a minority of the population.”We are not taking this step lightly but it is necessary,” Unvaccinated cannot roam freely without a reason. Only work and essential movement are allowed for them. Whereas, the rest will continue to work as before. 
At present, 65% of Austria’s population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19, which is the lowest in Europe. 
The step may also promote vaccine inoculation. The measures will be implemented on Monday banning unvaccinated from places including restaurants, hotels, theatres, and ski lifts.

According to Austrian Minister Karl Nehammer, “there will be thorough police checks and fines of up to 1,450 euros ($1,660) for breaches, and all interactions with the police will include checking people’s vaccination status. “As of tomorrow, every citizen, every person who lives in Austria must be aware that they can be checked by the police,”

Whereas, the surge in Russia has started to stabilize. The situation may improve in a few days. Till then, the vaccination will be pushed as a tool to fight the surge. 

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