About 400 skiers could join a class-action lawsuit against the Tyrolean authorities due to a late reaction to the beginning of the Coronavirus epidemic. The Austrian consumer protection Association (VSV) announced on Friday, two days after a corresponding call would have reported approximately 400 people, more than 350 of them German. Most of us would have made in the centre of Ischgl, in the Paznaun valley vacation.
The Association had earlier filed a complaint against the Tyrolean Governor Günther Platter, mayor, cable car companies and other representatives of the authorities. At the same time, he launched a Europe-wide call to potential victims will assume that you have plugged in at the Ski holiday in Tyrol with the novel Coronavirus is attached. imago image broker
The authorities in Tirol is accused, late on the first signs of an outbreak in the popular winter resort of Ischgl is responding to the spread in Europe and, moreover, feed made. The VSV stated that he wanted to collect on his Website testimonies. This should prove, “that the closure of the ski resort was delayed due to commercial reasons”.
According to information from the ZDF was in a restaurant at the end of February operating in Ischgl, a Coronavirus infection case known. The local operator is notified accordingly, but neither the positive nor the contact persons to the health authorities.
The restaurant remained instead of two weeks is opened and, in the meantime, cases, with hundreds of Corona, especially in Germany and Austria, Denmark and Norway-in connection. Other night owls, the ski infected, came from Canada, the UK, Iceland and Sweden.
Since the 18th century. March is the whole of Tyrol under quarantine. On Friday Austria, was one of more than 7000 cases of infection and 58 deaths.
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