Corona in Austria: The Cluster from the Wolfgangsee

The Wolfgangsee in Austria in the Salzkammergut. But he also belongs to the German cultural heritage. The Generation of baby boomers grew up with the movie "im

Corona in Austria: The Cluster from the Wolfgangsee

The Wolfgangsee in Austria in the Salzkammergut. But he also belongs to the German cultural heritage. The Generation of baby boomers grew up with the movie "im weissen Rössl" and Peter Alexander, as a waiter. She was not surprised that the German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl, drove for 30 years, long summer holiday to St. Gilgen at the Wolfgangsee. The times have changed. Kohl's successor, Angela Merkel, will travel to other holiday places, and the "Weisse Rössl" has written off the season 2020, as the proprietor of luxury hotels, Gudrun, Peter, said in the Austrian broadcasting Corporation.

Andreas Mihm

Economics correspondent in Vienna.

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the Austrian lakes belong to those layers that are booked this year, regardless of the Coronavirus relatively well, also German guests. But now the media write more about the Seeidylle with mountain panorama, what is the Wolfgangsee offers, but from the "Corona Virus Cluster", in which he is in the last days become. Upper Austria belongs to for weeks to the regions with many Covid-19 infection, which is why the state government had extended the compulsory Wearing of masks.

53 infections

In St. Wolfgang registered were registered by Monday afternoon, 53 infections, on Sunday, there were 48, on Friday, the talk was of 29. The majority of many interns, we sent all of them home in home quarantine, the Infected, among them to the staff. On Sunday, only three guests were among the Infected. "The chains of Infection can be all understood", it soothes you from the official page. In addition to the ten on Friday affected a celebrity on Saturday enter: the "Weisses Rössl".

Prior to place it back has quickly drawn comparisons to "Ischgl" as rashly. Size and infection events cannot be compared, also there was no "club scene". In addition, the authorities had responded immediately. Although the results of hundreds of Tests there were still, however, the tourism Association is confident that the Cluster has been narrowed down.

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 20:20

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