Upper Austria: at Least 50 Corona-infections in St. Wolfgang

With hundreds of Tests have authorities on a Corona outbreak in the popular upper Austrian resort town of St. Wolfgang is not responding. The number of confirme

Upper Austria: at Least 50 Corona-infections in St. Wolfgang

With hundreds of Tests have authorities on a Corona outbreak in the popular upper Austrian resort town of St. Wolfgang is not responding. The number of confirmed cases rose to at least 50. Accordingly, many of the Infected young people in tourism enterprises, but also at least one vacation a guest was tested positive.

residents, guests, and tourism staff were asked to stay on Saturday night in their accommodation. The curfew was set at 23 hours. "Here and there there are Cancellations and cancellations" of reservations, said the head of the tourism Association of lake Wolfgang, Hans Wieser, of the dpa. Some guests had left early. St. Wolfgang is the main tourist resort in upper Austria, with more than 400,000 Nights in the previous year. In a normal season about a third of the guests are German.

On Friday, the first infections had become known to the public. The head of the district authority, Alois Lanz, defended on Saturday the behaviour of the trainees celebrated in several Local and could have. "We all did in our youth," he said on the Radio.

were closed on Friday, two Bars, in order to prevent further infection. The tourism Association has launched an information campaign to raise awareness among young employees to the dangers of Covid-19. As of Saturday were then tested hundreds of employees, travelers and Locals. In addition, all guests were contacted, in the ab 15. July in St. Wolfgang were.

The outbreak brings back memories of the Austrian Ski and party town of Ischgl in Tyrol, a center of Corona propagation in the whole of Europe was in the early stages of the pandemic. A total of more than 1500 people in Austria are currently infected with the Virus. Priorities for the new infections in Vienna and upper Austria.

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 00:19

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