10/31/2020, 1:27 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Austria reports 5,349 new cases as lockdown looms

Ahead of an expected announcement from Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on new coronavirus containment measures, Austria reported 5,349 new cases of the virus on Saturday for a total of 104,925.

Meanwhile, 27 more people died as a result of COVID-19, which raised Austria's current death toll to 1,109.

Kurz is expected to announce a curfew between 8:00 pm and 6:00 am later in the day, among other restrictions.

Breaking the News / JC