Austria decided to ground all passenger flights connecting it with majority of the Balkans countries in order to reduce the risk of Coronavirus positive passengers entering Austria. This measure will enter into force on Thursday. Austrian authorities deem that increase in number of COVID-19 cases in their country is a result of import of virus by passengers who visited the Balkans. Also, Italy expressed concern with epidemiologic situation in the Balkans and might impose travel restrictions to the region as well.