Again, North Rhine-Westphalia: Corona outbreak in kebab production

In a döner production in North Rhine-Westphalia, there have been numerous Corona cases. As the district of Wesel announced on Thursday, are 80 so far, Tests eva

Again, North Rhine-Westphalia: Corona outbreak in kebab production

In a döner production in North Rhine-Westphalia, there have been numerous Corona cases. As the district of Wesel announced on Thursday, are 80 so far, Tests evaluated, 62 positive. Previously, it had been in the Öztas döner production in Moers 17 positive cases, in total, at least 79 people are currently infected. About 120 results are not yet available. The meat needs to be processed, should be completed "under the strictest hygiene conditions," the circle, even by a small core team on Friday. Thereafter, the operation is closed.

Jonas Jansen

economic correspondent in Düsseldorf.

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43 of persons from the operation and your environment, the circle has sent already in quarantine, none of the positively tested individuals had previously Corona-symptoms, is it. You do not live, however, all in Moers, or the district of Wesel.

"The current results of the series test at Öztas lead to a significant and unprecedented increase in infection numbers in the district of Wesel," says district administrator Ansgar Müller (SPD). "Our most important Instrument is, and the contact tracing to stop the possible chains of Infection within and outside the company."

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The citizens should continue to maintain distance and hygiene rules and limiting social contacts. "This case also shows how important it is to react with the mobile, ad-hoc Series of tests quickly if an outbreak is suspected, as well," said Müller.

Because of the numerous Corona cases in slaughterhouses in North Rhine-Westphalia, had arranged to be operated by the Ministry of health in may, the country-wide corona tests for all of the approximately 20,000 employees in the Meat. In the case of a post-test to the first 17 positive Tests in the kebab production are noticed – before the employees were on short-time work or on vacation.

Two of the main points of criticism of the meat industry do not apply in this case: The infected people are not on contracts, but on a permanent basis. Moreover, no one of them is living accommodation to circle information in the Collection.

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 12:20

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