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16 September 2020

 Message from the main Vienna International Centre organizations

VIENNA, 16 September (UN Information Service) - This is a message from the four main organizations based at the Vienna International Centre (VBOs). 

The Vienna International Centre (VIC) Medical Service reported today there are five new positive COVID-19 cases among the VBOs: three at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), one at the UN Office at Vienna/UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNOV/UNODC) and one at the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Close contacts have been informed.

The total number of VIC personnel who have tested positive is 43.

The number of cases among personnel working for VBOs outside Vienna is six.

Of the total cases so far, 36 have already recovered.

The four VBOs are the United Nations Office at Vienna/UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN Industrial Development Organization and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization.

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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]   

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