The Austrian authorities have decided to toughen the punishment for disregard of the restrictive measures now, given the level of threat to society for lack of adherence to the rules, you can end up in imprisonment.
A native of Bosnia, knowing that she infected, nevertheless, went shopping and
From Klagenfurt reports Euronews journalist Johannes Pleschberger: “This could set the date a postal money order and was put on the woman’s mask, unknown”.
In court, the woman explained the action by the fact that her daughter urgently needed money for treatment.
The court has not heeded these arguments and sentenced her to a fine of 800 euros and 6 months suspended prison term.
Christian Liebhauser Carl, district judge, justified his decision: “She committed a socially dangerous act, is going in the mail, knowing they’re infected, and thereby exposing at risk the lives of other people.”
Experts emphasize that the risk of transmission increases by a multiple, if you spend at least a few minutes in the room, which is a virus carrier.
In the opinion of the district judge Christian Liebhauser-Carla, “knowing that such act, be punished. people will think”.
Euronews journalist Johannes Pleschberger emphasizes: “For the Austrian justice this case is not the first. Already made a number of similar court decisions in the case of relapse, the penalties can be tightened.”