Austria

COVID-19 was confirmed to have spread to Austria on 25 February 2020 when two citizens tested positive after returning from Italy. The government’s initial response focused on travel restrictions and self-quarantine for people with symptoms, progressing to bans on large public gatherings and introducing online schooling. In mid March, a nationwide lockdown was imposed, which lasted until the economy began to reopen gradually in mid-April. The re-opening process will last until the end of June.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed cases

    15,961

  • Cases per 100,000 people

    179.28

  • Deaths

    623

  • Recovered cases

    14,148

  • Days since first case

    78

  • Days since 100 cases

    66

  • Days since highest daily increase

    48

These statistics were last updated for 15 May 2020 and are drawn from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Cases dataset, published by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University, via API by Laeyoung.

Government of Austria COVID-19 policies

Last updated 4 May 2020

Movement of people

Physical distancing

03 April 2020
15 March 2020

Border measures

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