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25 January 2021

Message from the main Vienna International Centre organizations

VIENNA, 25 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 today that three people who work at the VIC tested positive for SARS CoV-2.

One person works for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and contacts have been informed. Two people work for the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). There was no workplace exposure in these two cases.

The cumulative total number of people who have tested positive among personnel of the VIC-based organizations is 211, of whom 175 work at the VIC. Of the total of 211 personnel, 194 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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