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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Austria was no exception.

Coronavirus in Austria: statistics common for the country of Austria

According to the latest data, 177 039 062 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 832 951 deaths. On the territory of Austria — 646 167, of which 10 631 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 5 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Austria is 1.65%.

In Austria, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Austria today, in 2021?

At the moment (Saturday, 5 June 2021) Austria is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Austria:

Travellers from Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea may enter Austria without quarantine if they are either tested, vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19.Entry from other countries outside the EU+ area is prohibited (except for, among others, EU citizens or persons residing in the EU).Persons fulfilling the exception criteria must either:1. be vaccinated. As proof, travellers must either carry (A) a medical certificate (in German / in English) or (B) a vaccination certificate.-A vaccination certificate is valid if one of the following conditions is met: 22 days, and no more than 3 months, have elapsed from dose 1 of 2; -The second dose of vaccine has been received, and no more than 9 months have elapsed since the time of the first dose; -22 days, and no more than 9 months, have elapsed after vaccination in the case of vaccines for which only one dose is scheduled.The following vaccines are valid for entry into Austria:-Comirnaty from BioNtech/Pfizer -Vaxzevria/AstraZeneca, and Covishield from Serum Institute of India -COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen from Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals -Covid-19 Vaccine Moderna -Sinopharm SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine (Vero Cell), Inactivated (InCoV)2. provide a certification that they have recovered from COVID-19;-As proof, travellers must either carry (A) a medical certificate (in German / in English) or (B) a recovery certificate confirming infection with SARS-CoV-2 in the last 6 months, certified by molecular biology (e.g. PCR test). Proof of neutralising antibodies, which must not be older than 3 months, is equivalent to such a certificate.3. provide a pre-departure PCR test (taken within 72 hours prior to arrival) or a rapid antigen test (taken within 48 hours prior to arrival), or carry out a test within 24 hours after entry.-As proof, travellers must either carry (A) a medical certificate (in German / in English) or (B) a test certificate issued in German or English confirming that the holder has tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 (PCR or antigen testing), including at least the following data: * first and last name of the person tested, *date of birth, *date and time of sample collection, *infection status (positive or negative), *signature of the person performing the test and stamp of the institution performing the test (or bar- or QR-code)A 10-day quarantine is imposed on travellers unable to provide proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19. In that case, the person has to provide a pre-departure PCR (within 72 hours prior to arrival) or rapid antigen test (within 48 hours prior to arrival) or carry out a test within 24 hours after entry. The quarantine can be ended from day 5 after entry (day of entry = 0) with a negative result to a new test.A landing ban is in place for all flights from Brazil, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Entry from these countries is only possible to a very limited extent, with a negative molecular biological test result (e.g. PCR) and quarantine. The testing obligation also applies to vaccinated and recovered persons. Exemptions are in place for cargo flights, operational flights, ambulance and rescue flights, repatriation flights, aircraft transfer flights, flights transporting seasonal agriculture workers, and flights transporting healthcare and medical personnel.

You can read more about entering Austria in official sources: https://www.bmk.gv.at/service/corona/einreisebestimmungen.html.

Restrictions on entry to Austria

On Saturday, 5 June 2021, the borders of Austria are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Quarantine for 10 days required for some countries.

If, when crossing the border with Austria, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Austria

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Austria is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Austria?

PCR test is required for some countries.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Austria today: 5 June 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

PCR test is required for some countries.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Austria. We answer: today, when entering Austria, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Austria?

Masks are required in enclosed public places
Masks are required in public transport

For which countries are the borders with Austria open?

Borders with Austria on 5 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Austria closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Austria?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Austria, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Austria government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Austria

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Austria are open to a number of countries. Also, Austria citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Austria:

Current data on COVID-19 in Austria

As of 5 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Austria. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 646 167
  • Currently sick: 4398
  • Recovered: 631 138
  • Deaths: 10 631
  • Vaccinated: 3 786 633

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website: https://covid19.who.int/.

View other countries from which we can come to Austria

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Austria is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Austria during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?