Austria: Nearly 1000 Viennese refused COVID-19 vaccination

 

According to broadcaster ORF and newspaper Heute, about 1,000 Viennese people did not attend scheduled coronavirus vaccine appointments last week. 

 

 


A spokesperson for the Vienna Health Commissioner Peter Hacker said that people are worried that it may be a suspicion of the AstraZeneca vaccine, although some may not come because of illness or because of forgetting. 

 

The city stated that no vaccine was wasted because the vaccine was given to people on the waiting list. 

 


According to data from the Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), the coronavirus occurred on 7 out of every 100,000 residents in the past 7 days, that is, the number of new infections was 184. 

 

The highest numbers are Salzburg (236), Vienna (221.8) and Lower Austria (212.6). This value is still the lowest in Vorarlberg (73.3) and Tyrol (114.2). 

 


The corona display board shows that 582.407 people have been vaccinated against coronavirus for the first time, accounting for about 6% of the total population. 248.248 people took two doses at the same time.

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