From mid-March 2020 Austria was in a standstill due to the This article is updated on an ongoing basis. 6. August 2020 In late 2019, the first cases of an unknown disease (soon to be called Corona) appeared in Wuhan, China. The rapid spread of the disease, which caused severe symptoms and deaths in some infected people, quickly led to hospital overload. This disease spread at lightning speed across all continents... [...] pandemic. I spent this time in Lower Austria. For me – as for many others – this time was strange and also stressful.
From mid-April onwards, the measures were gradually eased and life returned to normal. Even now, in mid-July, there is great uncertainty about how things will continue. The new disease will continue to accompany and challenge us.