After a meeting last night with members of his cabinet, Schallenberg warned that the pandemic is not over yet and that this country is about to face another problem caused by those who refuse to be immunized.
He said the new steps will mainly affect people deprived of protection, and demanded residents to stop being suspicious and requesting injections as soon as possible.
According to the administration in the authority, in order to announce a new emergency plan, the fifth stage must be reached, which is announced when the intensive care units register 600 occupied beds and are almost within their capacity.
At the moment, there are 220 patients in these facilities, so it is the first stage, said Health Minister Wolfgang Moekstein, who warned of a weekly incidence of 230 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
And in the event that the situation worsens, the Federal Chancellor announced measures such as a ban on leaving their homes for non-vaccinators, not for justified reasons, and the need to present a health card to enter restaurants and other entertainment centers.
According to official data, so far 65.4 percent of the citizens of this country have received a dose of some vaccines against COVID-19, while 62.2 percent have completed the plan.
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