Corona-cases in meat factory: Gütersloh district includes all schools and day care centers

Due to the Corona-onset of the Battle is in Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbrück stopped. The slaughter had already been on the Wednesday lunch set, now further areas a

Corona-cases in meat factory: Gütersloh district includes all schools and day care centers

Due to the Corona-onset of the Battle is in Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbrück stopped. The slaughter had already been on the Wednesday lunch set, now further areas and would shut down, the company said. As long as the production area to remain closed, would have to decide the authorities to the situation.

The district of Gütersloh in schools and day care centers up to the summer holidays. By this step, a spread of the Virus in the population should be avoided, said a spokeswoman for the circle on Wednesday. Under the Tönnies-employed, many moms and dads with school-age children. The closure of schools, day-care centres and in day care in the entire district valid from this Thursday until the beginning of the summer holidays in NRW on the 29th. June. Previously, several local media had reported.

With 400 new infections are among alone since the beginning of the week, the Corona onset takes on the case of Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbrück on ever greater proportions. Of the approximately 500 on Wednesday present the test results of the employees in the slaughterhouse and meat-cutting plant in the district of Gütersloh are 400 of them were positive, said a County spokeswoman. More results from were also.

On Wednesday afternoon to inform the district of Gütersloh and the company toennies at a press conference about the Events. The Ministry of health also announced that it would Minister Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU) will inform the health Committee in detail about the Corona jailbreak.

On Tuesday afternoon, the company had yet spoken of 128 positive to the Virus-tested employees and measures pledged to the spread.

In the case of a large-scale Corona-Range tests by the health authorities after an outbreak in a meat factory in the district of Coesfeld in may when Tönnies first of all, only a few cases have been found. According to the company, a site of infection was, however, later Tests found. Although all the contact persons are as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and sent, gave it to other infections in the pig meat-cutting plant.

The County Commissioner, Sven-Georg Adenauer, revealed in an interview with the "Neue westfälische" shocked by the abrupt rise: "The company must ramp up its production down as far as it goes," said the CDU politician.

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 10:19

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