42 Infected in package center: New Corona outbreak in the district of Heinsberg
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TOP NEWS: 42 Infected in package center: New Corona outbreak in the district of Heinsberg
11.59 am: The package delivery company DPD has a location in the district of Heinsberg in North Rhine-Westphalia, with hundreds of employees due to a Corona eruption temporarily closed. So far, 42 Employees had been tested positive for the Virus, explained a company spokesman on Saturday. All of the samples but these were not yet been evaluated. All of the 400 employees from the site in Hückelhoven are, therefore, in a two-week quarantine. Prior to this, the WDR reported.
The delivery of parcels and collection of consignments at customers will be ensured of neighboring sites, taken, and be, the spokesman said.
The first cases were known, therefore, this week, and the Department of health have been reported. The authority had arranged for mobile test stations, the spokesman said. The vault should be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. Other DPD sites were not affected.
The district of Heinsberg is considered to be particularly affected by the Coronavirus. In the municipality of Gangelt had become infected after a carnival session in mid-February, many of the citizens with the novel Virus. The municipality is therefore regarded as the epicenter. The last Stand-Friday) were in the circle of 1798 infections, and in 1624, confirmed the deaths counted (.
The number of new infections in the past seven days, per 100,000 inhabitants, the Robert Koch Institute, according to 4.7 (as of Saturday 0.00 o’clock). The Federal government and the länder agreed limit is 50 new infections per 100 000 of the population within seven days.
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