The Austrian Federal Railways company has suspended passenger trains between Austria and Italy through the Brenner Pass border amid the threat of new coronavirus, Austrian company tweeted.
According to the compan, the movement of trains through Brenner is impossible now amid the official ban, TASS reported.
The ban affected the movement of long-distance trains and commuter trains between Austria and Italy until further notice by the authorities.
Austria banned on Sunday the train service from Italy as two passengers might be infected with the coronavirus. Two German citizens were hospitalized with high fever. However, they have negative results. The remaining passengers have left the cars of train and are awaiting further orders at the station. The Austrian railways operator promised to provide passengers with food and drinks.
The number of people infected with coronavirus is increasing daily in Italy. Three deaths have already been recorded there.