Covid-19 Information

Austria relies on 3G! - But what does the 3-G rule stand for?

 

The three Gs stand for evidence of a low epidemiological risk. A low epidemiological risk can be assumed for the following groups of people:

 

• Vaccinated people (in German: Geimpft)

• Tested people (in German: Getestet)

• Recovered people (in German: Genesen)

 

The certificates for vaccinated, recovered and tested persons are on an equal footing, but differ in their period of validity. Here are the details of the 3G rule:

 

Vaccinated:

 

• The first vaccination is valid as evidence from the 22nd day and is then valid for three months from the vaccination as evidence of admissions or for nine months if you already had COVID-19 21 days before the first vaccination

• Second vaccination is valid for 9 months from the first vaccination as evidence

• In the case of vaccinations where only one vaccination is planned, this is valid as evidence from the 22nd day, and is then valid for nine months from the vaccination as evidence of admissions

 

Tested (officially proven):

 

• Evidence from an authorized body of a negative result of a PCR test (validity: 72 hours). Evidence of an authorized body (test street, pharmacy, etc.) of a negative result of an antigen test (validity: 48 hours)

• Proof of an antigen test for personal use, which is recorded in an official data processing system (validity: 24 hours)

• Self-tests under supervision in a permanent establishment, which, however, are only valid for the duration of the individual stay / access

• School tests, which are mandatory 3 times a week in schools using an antigen self-test and recorded in the Corona test pass (validity: 48 hours).

 

Recovery:

 

• Separation notice, if it was issued for a person who can be shown to have been ill with SARS-CoV-2 in the last six months prior to the planned test

• Medical confirmation of an infection that took place in the last six months and has currently expired, molecular-biologically confirmed

• Proof of neutralizing antibodies (antibody test), which must not be older than three months