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    UNIS/VIC/231
    31 March 2020

     

    Message from the main Vienna-based United Nations organizations (VBOs)

    VIENNA, 31 March (UN Information Service) - This is an important message from the Vienna International Centre (VIC) Medical Service regarding COVID-19:

    There is one more case of COVID-19 involving VIC personnel.

    On Tuesday, 31 March, the Austrian authorities confirmed that a person working at the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was COVID-19 positive. The person was tested on 27 March and had been out of the workplace since 6 March 2020. Contact tracing is being conducted. There was no risk to any colleagues at the workplace.

    This brings the cumulative total of COVID-19 among VIC personnel to 10 cases.

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    For further information, please contact:

    Martin Nesirky
    Director, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-5676
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1459-5676
    Email: martin.nesirky[at]un.org 

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