D.The number of corona infections at various tourism companies in St. Wolfgang in Upper Austria has risen to at least 44. According to media reports on Sunday evening, the victims are mostly employees, but the virus has also been found in a tourist. Most infected people are interns.

Alois Lanz, the district captain of Gmunde, said: “We cannot say with certainty whether the infection occurred in the rooms in which they live, sleep and eat together, or in certain restaurants.” In the two night clubs “13er Haus.” “And” W3 “. Both companies will initially remain closed over the weekend.

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By evening, more than 600 people had been tested, both employees and holiday guests. So far 258 tests have been evaluated, further results were expected on Sunday.

The authorities ordered a curfew for local restaurants at 11 p.m. on Saturday evening.

The outbreak is reminiscent of the Austrian ski and party town of Ischgl in Tyrol, which was a center of the corona throughout Europe at the beginning of the pandemic. A total of around 1,500 people are currently infected with the virus in Austria. The spearheads for new infections are the federal states of Vienna and Upper Austria.