The Vienna International School (VIS) was informed on Saturday, 29 February, that there are two Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases within external staff activity leaders who work with VIS staff.
17 VIS staff members have been placed in house quarantine for a period of 14 days.
No students were in contact with the two individuals who are infected.
School will be closed to all students on Monday, 2 March and Tuesday, 3 March, to allow time for consultations with Vienna Authorities to review options for the longer term. During this time there will be no visitor access to the school site.
Teaching staff will be using an online teaching platform in order to support students and keep learning working as normally as possible.
The Board of Governors and School Senior Leadership will meet on Tuesday, 3 March, to review how best to proceed.
Parents/guardians are recommended to monitor their email accounts for updates.