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    UNIS/VIC/286
    20 November 2020

    Message from the main Vienna International Centre organizations

     VIENNA, 20 November (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 that three people who work for organizations based at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) tested positive for SARS CoV-2.

    One person works for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and another person works for the United Nations Office at Vienna/UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNOV/UNODC). There was no workplace exposure in either case. A third person works for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and close contacts have been informed.

    The cumulative total number of people who have tested positive among personnel of the VIC-based organizations is 164, of whom 139 work at the VIC. Of the total of 164 personnel, 127 have 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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    Director, UNIS Vienna
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