Corona pandemic in the state of Hesse: a Steep rise in infections in Offenbach

is true Because in Offenbach, the sudden increase of the Corona infections from Friday to Sunday has continued, in of the 140,000 inhabitants of the city is now

Corona pandemic in the state of Hesse: a Steep rise in infections in Offenbach

is true Because in Offenbach, the sudden increase of the Corona infections from Friday to Sunday has continued, in of the 140,000 inhabitants of the city is now in the third stage of the concept of the state of Hesse to combat the pandemic. According to the on Sunday by the Hessian Ministry for social Affairs published Figures, the number of within seven days of the new infections are among the 100,000 inhabitants of 21.6 is increased in Offenbach on Friday to 36 on Sunday. With more than 35 of the third stage of restrictions is triggered. In the first two stages are below this limit, no substantial tightening of the rules are provided, it is the well - known contact restrictions in the public space as well as spacing and mask of duty apply.

Jochen Remmert

airport editor and correspondent of the Rhine-Main-Süd.

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Oliver Bock

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung for the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis and Wiesbaden.

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Exceeds the value, such as in Offenbach, the number 35, are again stricter contact restrictions, consequence, and, where appropriate, the closure of facilities and Farms where infections have occurred. Whether in Offenbach, now all of the possibilities of intensification are exhausted, it will be announced by mayor Felix Schwenke (SPD), the head of Department and other experts formed the crisis staff of the city on Monday evening. In any case, that there will be a further increase to the mark of 50 new infections are among addition to further restrictions: facilities and establishments have closed, gatherings prohibited, and, where appropriate, also the mobility will be restricted.

Many of the Infected areas are holiday returnees from risk. A larger acute the source of the Outbreak was reported to be a Bus trip to visit a cheese factory in Holland.

Schwenke appealed to Offenbach, not necessarily necessary contacts to avoid: "It comes to our health, but it is also about our jobs, culture, gastronomy and sports," he said on Sunday. Of procedure head of Department Peter Free (CDU) warned that violations of the Corona-rules would be consistently punished, which could mean a penalty of several thousand euros. Councilman Paul-Gerhard Weiß (FDP) pointed out that the city will leave the population with multi-lingual hand calls for papers, after returning from a trip to test.

Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 15:19

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