Super Eagles’ international friendly games against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia billed to hold in Austria next month could be cancelled or moved to another country if the current rise in COVID-19 cases persist in the European country.
According to reports from various international media outlets accessed by The Guardian, Austria has started a second wave of coronavirus infections.
The country’s chancellor on Sunday urged citizens to comply with reinforced rules to keep low the numbers, suggesting that companies keep employees working from home if possible.
From Friday to Saturday last week, the nation of nine million people reported 869 new cases, more than half in the capital of Vienna, the highest daily figure since late March.
Austria had a relatively successful first phase of the pandemic, but has joined other European countries in seeing a rise in infections in recent weeks. (Guardian)