Covid, in Austria no quarantine and only Ffp2 for the positives
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Covid, in Austria no quarantine and only Ffp2 for the positives

From August 1st, those who contract the virus will be able to leave the house wearing the mask even outdoors, when a minimum distance of two meters cannot be guaranteed

The Austrian government has decided to eliminate the quarantine for Covid positives. In fact, those who contract the virus will be able to leave the house wearing an Ffp2 mask from 1 August. There are no regional regulations: therefore, the stop to quarantine will also affect the capital Vienna, which until now has always followed a more rigid line in terms of anti-Covid rules than other landers.

The mask must also be worn outdoors – The ordinance specifies that the Ffp2 must be worn by positives also outdoors, when a minimum spacing of two meters cannot be guaranteed, and that it must be worn correctly and changed regularly. It should be noted, however, that the positives will not be able to access structures with “vulnerable people”, such as hospitals, kindergartens, elementary schools. Furthermore, people with a positive test will not be able to work who for health or professional reasons, such as musicians, cannot wear a