Corona at the slaughterhouse: A Mass break-out as a laboratory test

When it came in may in a number of slaughterhouses in the state of Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein to Corona erup

Corona at the slaughterhouse: A Mass break-out as a laboratory test

When it came in may in a number of slaughterhouses in the state of Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein to Corona eruptions, objected Clemens Tönnies, however, that now the whole of the meat industry under a General suspicion, it will be made. Unlike the competitors, there is no collective properties which are mostly from Romania and Bulgaria-born contract workers. The majority live rather in Three - and four-room apartments in the district of Gütersloh distributed. Also Tönnies referred to his hygiene concept and built a private smear test center, to be able to employees also without official statement on the Virus testing.

Pure Burger

Political correspondent in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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seems The strategy only infrequently, Tönnies to infections. And because you seemed to get the Problem later on also in other places in the grip disappeared, the theme Hotspot the slaughterhouse of the political Agenda.

Now, it is with great force back – just in the Phase of further easing, and just in this Dimension, which has not been seen Corona Mass break-out at Germany's largest Slaughterhouse. As last week, the number of positive Tests in the Tönnies factory in Rehda-soared Wiedenbrück in the height, took over the health Department of the circle Gütersloh, the Test Regime in the case of Tönnies.

From all of around 7000 employees in the cutting plant must be taken smears. Until Thursday, more than 730 of the Tests were positive. And this is likely to only be the beginning because in the first round had been taken at around 1106 workers to compromise.

Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 13:19

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