Austria fights Corona … movement restrictions were extended until April 13


Source: Arabic.Net – Agencies

The world is still facing fiercely Corona virus emerging By taking strict measures, as Austria extended, on Friday, restrictions of movement due to Covid-19 until April 13.

The Austrian government has taken measures to limit the spread of the virus, including prohibiting the gathering of more than five people, and leaving only for necessity, with the right of the police to interrogate anyone outside the home, as well as closing all shops, restaurants, clubs, and entertainment centers except for food stores and pharmacies.

The Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz confirmed, on Wednesday, that the exceptional situation of the country associated with the Corona virus “will continue for a very long time”, warning that “the world will then be completely different.”

He declared in an interview with the “Krone TV” channel that Austria has been living in a state of stone since Monday, and the economy is working “with the lowest services.”

He added that the consequences of the global epidemic “will keep us occupied for months”, promising to “do everything possible to support companies and ensure job continuity.”

Austria 19 March France Press
Austria 19 March France Press

Austria came under criticism from Italy when it closed the border with the country last week, overnight, as the number of confirmed cases of the new virus, Corona virus, in Austria rose to 1,843 people.

It is noteworthy that Italy registered until Thursday evening Higher death toll Of those recorded in China, with 427 deaths within 24 hours to a total of 3405, according to an AFP count based on official figures.

With this, Italy becomes the first country in terms of the number of deaths from Covid-19, followed by China (3245), Iran (1284) and Spain (767).


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