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5 January 2021

Message from the main Vienna International Centre organizations

VIENNA, 5 January (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 one person who works for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) at the VIC tested positive for SARS CoV-2. There was no workplace exposure.

The cumulative total number of people who have tested positive among personnel of the VIC-based organizations is 189, of whom 157 work at the VIC. Of the total of 189 personnel, 177 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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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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