Göttingen: hundreds of people after Corona outbreak in quarantine
Just a few days ago the Dutch had informed the Saxon state government, the new medical commutes with COVID-19 in the Northern German state on a stable low level. But now it came in Göttingen to a Corona mass outbreak.
Since the number of people with the novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2-infected, remained in lower Saxony is relatively low, had loosened the Northern German Federal state of a number of measures to curb Corona epidemic. But then it came in the Northern district of Leer to a larger Corona outbreak, and now also in South lower Saxony in Göttingen.
Infections in connection with several private family celebrations
In Göttingen, many people have been infected with the new Coronavirus. As the city of Göttingen, States on her website, are in connection with a number of private family celebrations last weekend, in the meantime, 170 contact persons in the first degree in city and district of Göttingen have been identified.
A further 140 contact persons falling in the jurisdiction of other public health offices, which were promptly informed. According to the figures, all contact persons have received the first degree in the appointments for testing. The Tests will be evaluated in the laboratory of the University medical center Göttingen (UMG).
Some people, however, are not published in spite of verbal prompt by the health Department for testing. This group of people is a written arrangement for the performance in the test center, the fine is proven.
Seriously ill Person
Currently (as of 31.05.2020) in connection with this outbreak, 36 persons happen to have been tested positive for the Virus. It is still ill a Person is in inpatient treatment. According to media reports, they must be artificially ventilated. Around 160 people had been sent into home quarantine.
The highest priority in the work of the city of Göttingen, the rapid and complete contact tracking is currently.
It is immensely important that the contact persons to cooperate with the health Department, the scheduled dates at a test centre for the PAP Smear to perceive and also to strict quarantine arrangement keep.
“The only way we can avoid an accurate picture of the Situation, gain and effect a further spread of the Virus. I very much regret, that the misconduct has Individual impacts on the citizens, who have been exemplary to all the recommendations and instructions,“ said the social head of the Department of Petra Broistedt.
Infection happen in a hookah Bar
In addition, there are indications, according to the city, after which the infection happen in a Shisha-could a Bar be done.
To minimize the risk, had been checked all the hookah Bars. “One of the six Bars was open and it was contrary to the scheme and was closed by employees of the Department of procedure”, – stated in the message.
It will be checked that the celebrations against existing distance and hygiene rules have been violated. (ad)
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