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23 October 2020 

   Message from the main Vienna International Centre 

Vienna, 23 October (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 that one person who works for one of the smaller UN entities based at the VIC tested positive for SARS CoV-2. Close contacts have been informed.

The cumulative total number of people who have tested positive among personnel of the VIC-based organizations is 93, of whom 78 work at the VIC. Of the total of 93 personnel, 85 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.

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Sonja Wintersberger
Deputy to the Director, UNIS Vienna
Telephone: (+43-1) 26060 3430
Mobile: (+43 699) 1459 3430
Email: sonja.wintersberger[at]

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