40,000 People Protest in Austria against Anti-Epidemic Measures

Society » HEALTH | November 28, 2021, Sunday // 10:57
Bulgaria: 40,000 People Protest in Austria against Anti-Epidemic Measures Wikimedia Commons

Protests against the anti-epidemic measures and the intention of the authorities in the country to introduce compulsory vaccination against Covid-19 from February 1 next year continue in Austria.

Nearly 40,000 people protested against the country's anti-epidemic measures on Saturday. The largest demonstrations were in Graz. According to police, nearly 30,000 people have passed through the country's second-largest city, chanting "Peace, freedom, without dictatorship."

There were also protests in Sankt Pölten, Klagenfurt and Innsbruck, with many of the demonstrators not wearing masks.

The Austrian government wants to introduce a mandatory vaccination against Covid from February next year, the bill will be presented in the second week of December.

A lockdown for all citizens has been in force in the country since Monday, which provoked mass demonstrations last weekend.

The seven-day morbidity has marked a slight decline in recent days - yesterday 1030 new infections were reported per 100 thousand inhabitants.


We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Health » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Austria, protest, covid, measures
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria