According to a report by Austrian National Radio and Television on December 4th local time, large-scale coronavirus testing in the country was first carried out in Vienna, Tyrol and Vorarlberg, and the relevant information system provided by the federal government also began to operate, but there were problems.
According to the report, at the detection site of the Vienna National Stadium, the recording part of the information system failed, so it was changed to handwritten recording before entering the system.
Tyrol also had to switch to its own system due to the failure of the software system provided by the federal government. In addition, there are problems with the registration system related to COVID-19 testing.
On the same day, Linz, Austria’s third largest city, announced that it would launch its own registration platform. Mayor Klaus Luger explained that companies commissioned by the federal government only provide “new problems” rather than solutions.
From December 8, Linz people can register on the Linz website, thus participating from December 11 to 1st. Large-scale COVID-19 testing was carried out on the 4th.
The Austrian government said that despite the failure of the information system, it had no impact on the people participating in the coronavirus test and remained satisfied with the large-scale testing.
The company responsible for maintaining the information system said that there is a bottleneck in the capacity of the system and is expanding. Previously, the information system had been criticized for the data leakage incident.