For information only - not an official document

28 September 2020

 Message from the main Vienna International Centre organizations

VIENNA, 28 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 two people working for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the VIC have contracted COVID-19. There was no workplace exposure.

The cumulative total number of VIC personnel who have tested positive is 57.

The cumulative figure among personnel working for VBOs outside Vienna is five. [This corrects from six in previous updates.]

Of the total who have tested positive, 51 people have already recovered.

The four main 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.

* *** *

For further information, please contact:

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

Follow @UN_Vienna on Twitter for updates