From February, a corona vaccination should apply in Austria. A first draft law now gives insights into possible regulations and also penalties.
Vienna – The discussion is still hot in Germany – in Austria is compulsory for corona vaccinations * on the other hand, it has already been decided. However, exact details of the regulation planned from February 1, 2022 are still missing. This is now apparently delivering a first draft law, which the Austrian media unanimously reported.
Corona vaccination in Austria: Booster vaccination is also mandatory
The draft law has not yet been officially published. Even so, it has apparently already leaked.
According to information from Couriers will die Corona*– Compulsory vaccination from the age of 14 applies to everyone with their main residence in Austria. It consists of three vaccinations:
- The first vaccination
- The second vaccination no earlier than 14 days and one-time 42 days after the first vaccination
- The third vaccination no earlier than 120 days and still 270 days after the pre-vaccination
Um to know who is in Austria* The central vaccination register and the central registration register should be used to determine how strong the vaccination against Corona is, it said. According to information from heute.at the vaccines from Biontech / Pfizer, Moderna, Astrazeneca and Johnson & Johnson.
Corona vaccination obligation in Austria: Four groups are excluded
Of the ORF further reports that the following people should be exempted from compulsory vaccination:
- Children and adolescents under 14 years of age
- Pregnant women
- Recovered six months after her test positive
- People who cannot be vaccinated for health reasons
According to the report, all others should receive a postal request to vaccinate by a certain vaccination deadline on February 15 (and every three months thereafter). The first deadline is the report by heute.at after March 15, 2022. From this day onwards, the unvaccinated will also face fines.
Corona vaccination compulsory in Austria: These penalties threaten refusals
To the ORF-Report after is a A fine of 600 euros every three months is planned *.
Today.at reports unanimously that this could result in a maximum fine of 2,400 euros per year. If you don’t pay this amount, you can face fines of up to 3,600 euros. Income and financial circumstances should be used for the assessment. If this is still not paid, imprisonment can be imposed, it says here.
The mandatory vaccination should apply until January 31, 2024. (rjs)