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    UNIS/VIC/313
    26 January 2021

    Message from the main Vienna International Centre organizations

    VIENNA, 26 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 two people who work at the VIC tested positive for SARS CoV-2.

    One person works for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and one works for the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). There was no workplace exposure in both cases.

    The cumulative total number of people who have tested positive among personnel of the VIC-based organizations is 213, of whom 177 work at the VIC. Of the total of 213 personnel, 198 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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    Martin Nesirky
    Director, UNIS Vienna
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    Email: martin.nesirky[at]un.org   

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