The US Perspective on the Coronavirus Situation in Austria

More+More+ ♦ Published: March 30, 2020; 22:15 ♦ (Vindobona)

With 160.00 COVID-19 infected, the United States already took over the sad lead of the list of countries with the most infected. With almost 3,000 deaths, the USA is still in fifth place. But what is the official standpoint of the USA or the State Department towards Austria and what stay-related actions are recommended to US citizens in Austria?

According to the U.S. State Department, Americans should depart Austria immediately. / Picture: © American and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

According to the U.S. Embassy Vienna as quasi representative of the State Department in Washington D.C., the country-specific information for Austria is as follows:

1) Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 4, which means “DO NOT TRAVEL.” …