population Austria, Including vaccinated people Corona virus (Govit-19, They must respect imprisonment from Monday and vaccination will be mandatory in the country from February 1, making it the first state in the EU to take such drastic measures against the re-emergence of the epidemic.
Conservative Chancellor Alexander Shallenberg After meeting with local officials this Friday, he explained at a news conference that “the truth must be seen face to face.”
“We could not convince people enough to get vaccinated.”He explained that intensive care units are already experiencing a crisis situation.
“The only way out of this vicious circle is to increase the number of people being vaccinated.”He described the move as a kind of “exit ticket” to the epidemic.
Although the number of developing countries imposes vaccination certification on certain sectors, such as health workers, very few in the world are required to vaccinate their full-grown population.
This is the situation in the two dictatorial states of Central Asia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, and the Vatican. New Caledonia, a French part of the Pacific region with considerable autonomy, has also decided to make the vaccine mandatory from the end of December.
Austria, The prison for those who have not been vaccinated since last Monday has already been established, the measure will be extended to Monday and extended to 20 days for all vaccinated.
According to the Foreign Minister, the decision is “not easy” and will be re-evaluated in ten days.
Schallenberg Admitted that Vaccinated people are asked “a lot” because “not many people show solidarity”.
Over the weeks, several European countries have registered a worrying increase in cases Corona virus Have decided to tighten further restrictions.
On Thursday, German authorities imposed strict restrictions on those who did not get vaccinated and pointed out that health workers must be vaccinated. In Greece, except for restaurants, those who have not been vaccinated are banned from entering the home.
In Austria, since last Monday, unvaccinated people have been unable to leave their homes to shop, play sports or seek medical treatment.
Of the 8.9 million people living in the country, 66% are fully vaccinated, which is slightly lower than the European average, despite the country establishing a (passport) health passport in the spring.
Schools are open for now, but parents are encouraged to leave their children at home if they can and encourage telecommunications.
Measures taken by the Austrian government these days have already had a positive effect, as the number of visitors to the vaccination meeting has increased.
But the number of Govt-19 cases continues to rise, with the country registering 15,000 new infections on Thursday.
“There are many political forces in this country that are strongly opposed to the vaccine,” he said, condemning the “attack on the health system”. Austrian.
The far-right FPÖ has organized a demonstration in Vienna on Saturday in which thousands of people are expected.
Its leader, a staunch anti-vaccine fighter, has been tested positive for the corona virus, and he cannot participate. “Austria is now a dictatorship,” Herbert Kickle said of the new measures announced by the government on Friday.