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15,000 Checked by Police During First Day of ‘Lockdown of Unvaccinated’ in Austria

The Epoch Times

By Jack Phillips

November 16, 2021 Updated: November 16, 2021


After Austria on Monday placed a lockdown on all unvaccinated people, the country’s Interior Ministry confirmed that 120 people were fined by police officers who were tasked with enforcing the controversial mandate.

“Police officers perform the ungrateful but important task of inspecting public spaces,” said Interior Minister Karl Nehammer, adding that about 15,000 people were checked throughout Austria within the first 24 hours of the mandate going into effect. So far, Nehammer said in a news conference, about 120 fines were handed down.

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