Update 18/1

Two (2) new cases • Lockdown prolonged until Feb 7 • Registration for vaccination open Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Dear all, At IST Austria, in the past week two (2) confirmed cases have been registered.   Reacting to the continuously high infection rates in Austria and the spread of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7. the government has Read More …

Update 13/1

New travel regulations • Pre-Travel-Clearance required Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Dear all, Travel regulations are being severely tightened. Pls check the paragraph below carefully, especially if you are returning to Austria or expecting visitors. All other lockdown regulations (see last Monday’s Update) stay in place. The next update is planned for Monday, January 18, Read More …

Update 11/1

One (1) new case • Strict lockdown continues • Quarantine obligation for returning travellers Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Dear all, At IST Austria, in the past week one (1) confirmed case has been registered.   The infection rates in Austria are still very high. The strict lockdown therefore remains effective. Home office is the default work Read More …

Update 4/1

Two (2) new cases • Strict lockdown until Jan 24 • Further mass tests announced Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Dear all, At IST Austria, in the past two weeks two (2) confirmed cases have been registered.   The infection rates in Austria remain high in spite of the strict lockdown. The impact of the family and Read More …

Update 21/12

Two (2) new cases • Further strict lockdown as of Dec 26 • Special rules for Dec 24 and 25 Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Dear all, At IST Austria, this week two (2) confirmed case has been registered.   The insufficient drop of the infection rates in Austria and the presumed danger of an increase Read More …

Update 17/12

Dear all, yesterday evening, the government published a specification regarding protective measures: masks are to be worn indoors at all times if physical contact to others cannot be ruled out, typically if you share working spaces with others or outside of your working space like corridors, tea kitchens, etc. Many thanks

Update 14/12

No new cases • Special rules for holidays • Observe travel restrictions Information in Deutsch siehe unten *** Dear all, At IST Austria, this week no new cases have been registered. Similar to last week, the daily number of new infections in Austria is slowly decreasing albeit from a very high level. The strain on Read More …

Update 7/12

No new cases • Lockdown partly lifted • Special care time in DPW  Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Dear all, At IST Austria, this week no new cases have been registered.  Daily new infections in Austria are continuing to decrease albeit from a very high level. Consequently, the strain on the healthcare system remains intense Read More …

Update 30/11

No new cases • Mass tests announced • Extensive FAQ online  Information in Deutsch siehe unten Dear all, At IST Austria, this week no new cases have been registered.  Though the infection numbers in Austria show a slight decrease the strain on the national healthcare system remains high. Therefore continue to strictly adhere to the regulations Read More …