Austria will gradually relax outdoor restrictions


The first step of the “green pass” in Austria will begin on May 19th. To go out to a restaurant, you must provide proof that you have been vaccinated, checked, or recovered.

PCR tests will be valid for three days, antigen tests will be valid for two days, and digital self-checks should be available for one day.


It should also be necessary to do a self-test on the spot. Testing at school can serve as an entrance exam for children. When visiting a restaurant, you will be asked to register, which will include including your name, phone number, and email address. 


Outdoor gatherings of up to ten people (plus children) are possible. A maximum of four adults (plus children) will gather indoors.

There will be criteria for registration and entry checks. People must wear an FFP2 mask while they are not sitting in your designated seat.


Indoors, a party of up to four adults (plus children) will be permitted, and in the bar, up to ten people will be allowed. There will be a 10 p.m. Curfew. It would not be permitted to drink at the pub. 

Austria only allows EU/Schengen citizens and the agreed-upon small list of protected countries into the EU to cross its borders (Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the Vatican).

Both visitors must have a negative PCR or antigen test result obtained no more than 72 hours prior to their arrival in Austria.


Travelers must obtain a credential within 24 hours if they are unable to produce one.

All must then undergo a ten-day quarantine, after which they will try out for another negative test outcome after five days.

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, on the other hand, told the press that “the light at the end of the tunnel is near” as he revealed plans to reopen the 37th most afflicted country on the planet.

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