Thursday 30 June 2022

Ski options fall off cliff: Austrian quarantine rule

Ski season set to go downhill in Austria Photo: Depositphotos

Austria’s health minister reportedly wants to impose 10-day quarantine restrictions on the residents of four countries including the Netherlands.

This will mean, reports NOS, that Austrian ski holidays will be off limits for people who live in the Netherlands, Britain, Norway and Denmark.

The quarantine rules are expected to apply to everyone, including those who are fully vaccinated and have had a booster injection.

After five days, they will be able to take a PCR test and if negative they can be released from quarantine.

The country has also discussed banning entry to people who are not double vaccinated or who do not have proof of recent recovery from coronavirus.

A three-week general lockdown ended in Austria on December 12 and non-vaccinated people are still in lockdown.

France has banned British tourists from entering the country.

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