All 950,000 households in Vienna will receive vouchers to help restaurants and cafes get back on their feet after a two-month coronavirus lockdown, mayor Michael Ludwig has announced.
The city will give 50 euros ($A84) to every home where several people live together, and 25 euros for single households.
Austria will begin to ease the strict measures to curb coronavirus infection after Easter, DPA reported.
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told a news conference that small retail outlets, building materials and gardening stores would be allowed to reopen on April 14th if they comply with strict hygiene standards.
Austria and Poland have agreed to send dozens of police officers to help their colleagues in northern Greece hold the Greek-Turkish border against an influx of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants being spurred on by Ankara to push through the frontier into the European Union, Kathimerini understands.