60 people in quarantine: Corona outbreak in Kassel refugee home

After a 20-Corona-cases in refuge accommodation in Kassel 60 people in quarantine. It was the biggest outbreak in the city, said health Department Ulrike Gote (

60 people in quarantine: Corona outbreak in Kassel refugee home

After a 20-Corona-cases in refuge accommodation in Kassel 60 people in quarantine. It was the biggest outbreak in the city, said health Department Ulrike Gote (Greens) on Friday. A primary school and a daycare have been provisionally closed. Around 150 people have been and will be overall tested. There are the Infected so far, no severe course of the disease.

the town became known on Tuesday, the first infection in the facility in the district of bettenhausen. "Several families and individuals live there together," said Regine Bresler, head of the health office. As a result, all residents, carers and staff had been tested. 200 contact persons were identified. Because the Infected four children, were closed to the loss of school and a daycare. Two groups of learners are in quarantine.

where the Virus came from, is unclear. However, a part of the Patients worked in large companies in the Region, which already Covid-19 cases were confirmed. The school will now remain closed until they could see whether there had been a further infections. Mayor Christian fellow (SPD), stressed that there have been numbers in Kassel, Germany, pleasingly low Infection. The number of currently Infected is increasing by the incident of 14 to 34.

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 10:20

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