Thu, 20 Jan 2022

Protests against the anti-epidemic measures and the intention of the authorities in the country to introduce compulsory vaccination against Covid-19 from February 1 next year continue in Austria.

Nearly 40,000 people protested against the country's anti-epidemic measures on Saturday. The largest demonstrations were in Graz. According to police, nearly 30,000 people have passed through the country's second-largest city, chanting "Peace, freedom, without dictatorship."

There were also protests in Sankt P�lten, Klagenfurt and Innsbruck, with many of the demonstrators not wearing masks.

The Austrian government wants to introduce a mandatory vaccination against Covid from February next year, the bill will be presented in the second week of December.

A lockdown for all citizens has been in force in the country since Monday, which provoked mass demonstrations last weekend.

The seven-day morbidity has marked a slight decline in recent days - yesterday 1030 new infections were reported per 100 thousand inhabitants.

/BNR

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