A female employee of the festival has tested positive for Covid-19 after complaining of mild symptoms.
Everyone who has been in contact with the woman, a German national, has been reported to the health authorities. Five staff members who spent more than 15 minutes in her company at less than two meters have been placed in 14 days quarantine.
The Salzburg Festival says its resumptuon will not be affected by these six absences.
UPDATE: ‘Safety systems are working’