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Austria Slaps on Three-Week Lockdown as Soft Measures Fail

  • Schools, most stores, hairdressers will close from Tuesday
  • ‘Every social contact is one too many,’ Chancellor Kurz says
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Austria will shut schools, most stores, and services such as hairdressers starting Tuesday, said Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, after attempts to rely on self-discipline and moderate restrictions failed to slow the coronavirus pandemic.