last updated on 10.02.2021
Latest covid-19-information about the situation in Vienna and Austria
- A soft lockdown has been in effect since February 8, 2021. Nighttime curfews will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting February 8, 2021. Exceptions: Averting an immediate danger for body, life and property, care of and assistance to persons in need of support, covering the necessary basic needs of daily life, professional purposes, if necessary, staying outdoors for physical and psychological recreation.
- As of February 8, 2021: Retailers, museums, libraries, zoos may reopen, FFP2 masks are mandatory. The number of customers and visitors is limited.
- Body-related service providers such as hairdressers, beauty salons may also reopen from February 8, 2021. A negative antigen or PCR test, no more than 48 hours old, must be presented and FFP2 masks are mandatory. The result of a self-test is not recognized.
- In the private area, meetings of 2 households with a maximum of 4 adults plus associated children are allowed during the day.
- FFP2 masks are mandatory in public transport, in shops and from February 8, 2021 in all places where masks are mandatory (such as public authorities).
- A 2 metre minimum distance rule to persons with whom one does not live in a common household must be applied.
- Currently closed: Amusement parks, spas, gyms, dance schools, casinos, clubs, discos, and art and cultural establishments (theaters, opera houses, cinemas, cabarets, etc.)
- Outdoor sports venues (e.g., ice skating rinks) may open.
- Public transport in Vienna is not restricted. FFP2 masks must be worn when entering the station buildings of public transport and in public transport.
- All events are cancelled until further notice (sports sector, cultural sector and leisure sector).
- Catering establishments are closed and may only offer take-away (between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.) and delivery services.
- Hotels are closed (exception: for business travelers).
- A mouth-and-nose protection is obligatory in enclosed public spaces (including interground pedestrian passages, platforms, airports, etc.)
- Face shields or chin visors are no longer considered to be mouth and nose protectors.
More information you can find unter www.wien.info
Suspicion of infection
If you suspect that you are infected, please stay in your room and avoid gatherings of people and public transport.
Call the health hotline on 1450: You will be looked after by medical staff over the phone and given further information.