Austria will again enter a nationwide lockdown and Germany is no longer ruling out a similar move as Europe grapples with a brutal wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Austria will become the first western European country to impose widespread restrictions after curbs on unvaccinated people failed to stem a surge in new infections. It will also become the first European country to mandate Covid-19 shots as it seeks to exit the crisis.
Austria will enter its fourth nationwide lockdown on Monday as a record spike in Covid cases threatens to overwhelm the country’s health care system https://t.co/nuU5Eb85EP via @bpolitics @virtualnomad @naomikresge
— Robert Jameson (@rhjameson) November 19, 2021