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25 September 2020

Message from the main Vienna International Centre organizations

VIENNA, 25 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 one person working for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has contracted COVID-19.  Close contacts have been informed.

The total number of VIC personnel who have tested positive is 55.

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

Of the total who have tested positive, 46 people have already recovered.

The four main Vienna-based organizations 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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