Corona cases in the slaughterhouse: a Further 40 soldiers to support the Tönnies factory

The Bundeswehr has expanded its use of the work of the slaughterhouse operation Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbück. "We have still got 40 more soldiers to add to that

Corona cases in the slaughterhouse: a Further 40 soldiers to support the Tönnies factory

The Bundeswehr has expanded its use of the work of the slaughterhouse operation Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbück. "We have still got 40 more soldiers to add to that," said German army spokesman Uwe Kort on Saturday. "There are 20 of them to help in the documentation and 20 help to contact people tracking." The forces were with ten vehicles of the Bundeswehr on the way and would share leave with medical staff and employees of the circle Gütersloh accommodation and people test. According to Kort, the soldiers speak Eastern European languages to be able to with the workers to communicate.

on Friday, a total of 25 soldiers in Rheda had arrived-Wiedenbrück. Speaker Uwe Kort does not exclude the possibility that more soldiers could be requested.

The district of Gütersloh had asked the German army to help in a series of test on Corona infection in the slaughterhouse. On Wednesday it became known, that it came Infected among the employees of the largest German battle operation of Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany, to a burst with a variety of Corona. Already in may it had come in on a slaughter of Western meat in the district of Coesfeld to a Corona outbreak.

Updated Date: 20 June 2020, 10:19

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