2,249 new infections and 10 deaths on Thursday

The Corona situation in Austria continues to show stability. On Thursday, authorities report 2,249 new infections and ten virus deaths. The daily reported corona numbers have been superficial for days, as evidenced by a look at the past few days. On Friday, 2,903 new virus cases were reported. The weekend brought 1,492 new Corona cases on Saturday, and 1,918 confirmed infections on Sunday before about 1,700 virus cases were confirmed on Monday. Finally, Tuesday got exactly 3,000 new infections, with 2,978 new cases reported on Wednesday. And how does it…

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Fresh vegetables in winter?

In winter, it is often challenging to find fresh food. People often resort to products from abroad or frozen foods. But this does not have to be the case. While the selection of fresh Austrian vegetables is smaller in the winter than in the summer, plenty of healthy vegetables are harvested in the winter. Even a quick look at the seasonal calendar in January reveals that fresh vegetables are also available during the winter. In January, the mushroom is in season. It is a very figure-friendly vegetable with only 15…

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Induction of the new Officers of the Council of Filipino Associations in Austria held

December 5, 2022  – Vienna, Austria –  The new officers of the Council of Filipino Associations in Austria, or CFAA, were formally inducted into office. Consul General Ivan Frank Olea of the Philippine Embassy in Vienna administered the oath to the officers of the CFAA led by its incoming President, Mr. Reynante Arreza of the Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET). The outgoing president, Elmer Blanco, encouraged the new officers to continue the work that the past officers had begun. “Let me extend my heartfelt gratitude to everyone for the…

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Tropical storm “Nalgae” kills at least 98 people

Since the end of last week, a storm has been ravaging large parts of the Philippines. Nine hundred thousand people had to leave their homes; dozens are still missing. Authorities fear even more deaths.Tropical Storm Nalgae in the Philippines has left nearly a hundred people dead – and authorities fear more victims will still come. As of Monday, 98 people had died, and 63 were missing, the Southeast Asian island nation’s disaster management agency said. That figure, however, does not include dozens of residents of one village who probably fled…

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Corona traffic light in Vienna turned red

In Austria, the Corona traffic light remains switched to orange this week. Vienna was the only province to be rated red by the Corona Commission on Thursday. Austria was already rated “high risk” last week, but in the evaluation of the federal states this week, Vienna is now the only one with a risk number of over 100, which means “very high” and therefore red. Upper Austria and Vorarlberg were rated as “medium risk.” Corona traffic light: How the risk is in the federal statesHowever, the remaining six federal states…

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Long-term study shows: this is how harmful cell phone use really is for our bodies

It’s hard to imagine our everyday lives without cell phones. Thanks to their numerous functions, we know what time it is and what the weather will be like in three days, and we understand our bank balance. Some people also like to use them for their original purpose and make phone calls, sometimes for hours. A study now reveals how harmful this is for our bodies. We all know someone in our environment which tells us not to talk on the phone for too long because this is supposed to…

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Weather to become milder again this week

Autumn arrived in Austria at the weekend. The weather will be somewhat milder in the second half of next week. It was autumnal in Austria this weekend; in the west, there was snow even at higher altitudes and, in the meantime, chain obligation. The weather will be milder again in the second half of the week, as predicted by the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) on Sunday. The weather will be milder again this week.Under north foehn shines today, Monday from East Tyrol eastward frequently the sun. North…

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All important questions and answers about the 2022 Presidential election in Austria

Before the federal presidential election, many questions may still arise. We have an overview of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the presidential election on October 9, 2022. Federal presidential election 2022: Who can vote?Answer: Every Austrian citizen who will be 16 years old on election day (October 9) at the latest may vote in the federal presidential election. The only exception: legally convicted persons may be deprived of their right to vote by a judge if they have served a prison sentence of more than five years for intentional…

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Long Covid: 17 million people affected in Europe

At least 17 million people were affected by Long Covid symptoms in Europe during the first two years of the Corona pandemic, according to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates. One in eight people infected with Corona suffers from Long CovidFor the model calculation of the humans affected by Long Covid symptoms, the University of Washington evaluated cases in 53 European states, as the European office of the World Health Organization (WHO) communicated on Tuesday. The criteria was a symptom duration of at least three months in 2020 and 2021. Women…

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