Several people were expected to come forward in protest of the nationwide lockdown announced by the Austrian government. All the protesters were determined to gather together in Vienna.
The lockdown is being imposed to refrain the increasing in COVID-19 cases however, many opposition political parties have called for protest and dismissal of the new restrictions. According to reports, similar riots are awaited in other European nations including Switzerland, Croatia and Italy. Reviewing the situation, the Austrian government has initially set the lockdown only for 10 days.