Update 17/12

Dear all, yesterday evening, the government published a specification regarding protective measures: masks are to be worn indoors at all times if physical contact to others cannot be ruled out, typically if you share working spaces with others or outside of your working space like corridors, tea kitchens, etc. Many thanks

Update 14/12

No new cases • Special rules for holidays • Observe travel restrictions Information in Deutsch siehe unten *** Dear all, At IST Austria, this week no new cases have been registered. Similar to last week, the daily number of new infections in Austria is slowly decreasing albeit from a very high level. The strain on Read More …

Update 7/12

No new cases • Lockdown partly lifted • Special care time in DPW  Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Dear all, At IST Austria, this week no new cases have been registered.  Daily new infections in Austria are continuing to decrease albeit from a very high level. Consequently, the strain on the healthcare system remains intense Read More …

Update 30/11

No new cases • Mass tests announced • Extensive FAQ online  Information in Deutsch siehe unten Dear all, At IST Austria, this week no new cases have been registered.  Though the infection numbers in Austria show a slight decrease the strain on the national healthcare system remains high. Therefore continue to strictly adhere to the regulations Read More …

Update 23/11

Information in Deutsch siehe unten *** No new cases • Austria in lockdown • Rules for additional childcare Dear all, At IST Austria, this week no new cases have been registered. The infection numbers in Austria remain high and with this the danger of overloading the national healthcare system. Therefore it is necessary to strictly Read More …

Update 16/11

Corona virus update November 16, 2020 ***  Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Four (4) new cases • Austria in lockdown • Strict social restraints • No lab, no campus Dear all, At IST Austria, this week four (4) confirmed cases have been registered.  Their direct contacts have been identified, informed and are currently in self-quarantine Read More …

Update 9/11

Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Five (5) new cases • Overall infection rate remains very high • Evaluation of restrictions Dear all, At IST Austria, this week five (5) confirmed cases have been registered.  Their direct contacts have been identified, informed and are currently in self-quarantine. As a reminder: a direct contact (aka K1) is Read More …

Update 3/11

Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Four (4) new cases • Nation-wide lockdown light • Impact on IST Austria Dear all, At IST Austria, this week four confirmed cases have been registered.  Their direct contacts have been identified, informed and are currently in self-quarantine. The colleagues affected are in good health, encountering only minor symptoms. As Read More …

Update 27/10

Corona virus update October 27, 2020 ***  Information in Deutsch siehe unten ***  Two (2) new cases • Tightened measures • Home office strongly recommended  Dear all, At IST Austria, this week two confirmed cases have been registered. The most recent presence of the colleagues on campus were October 19 and October 13. Their contacts have been Read More …

Update 23/10

Tulln district red • No immediate impact on IST •  Home office Version in Deutsch siehe weiter unten Dear all, The status of the Tulln district (including the city of Klosterneuburg) has been moved to red on the official Corona traffic light indicating a very high infection risk. The ensuing tightened restrictions by the authorities Read More …