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Austrian Study Shows Coronavirus Cases More Than 3 Times Higher

A woman with face protection mask walks past Saint Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria, on April 6.
A woman with face protection mask walks past Saint Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria, on April 6.Photographer: HELMUT FOHRINGER/AFP

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More than three times as many Austrians were infected with the coronavirus in early April as officially reported, according to a government-sponsored survey of a random sampling. Still, the elevated numbers represent less than 1% of the country’s population.